Tree Register of Ireland

COUNTY LIST NAMED TREES TREE SPECIES COMMON NAMES HERITAGE CATEGORIES

Metasequoia glyptostroboides


Dawn Redwood




Birr Castle, Birr, Co. Offaly


Situation: Individual Tree
Planting date: 1948
Visited and photographed on: 13-Aug-09
Height: 25 m Girth: 2.29 m

Heritage value:

Exceptional Specimen Tree
Genetic resource for local tree population



One of the first dawn redwoods planted in Europe after its introduction in 1947.