Tree Register of Ireland

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Picea sitchensis


Sitka Spruce




Shelton Abbey, Arklow, Co. Wicklow


Situation: Individual Tree
Visited and photographed on: 27-Aug-09
Height: 54 m Girth: 6.96 m

Heritage value:

Exceptional Specimen Tree
Genetic resource for local tree population



This Sitka spruce has been regarded as Ireland's tallest tree in the past but younger Douglas firs have overtaken it.