Tree Register of Ireland

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Picea sitchensis


Sitka Spruce




Baunreagh, Slieve Blooms, Mountrath, Co. Laois


Situation: Other
Planting date: 1926
Visited and photographed on: 13-Aug-09
Height: 45 m Girth: 2.3 m

Heritage value:

Exceptional Specimen Trees
Genetic resource for local tree population



A 5 hectare planting from 1926 allowed to mature as a seed source for high quality timber; most impressive.