Tree Register of Ireland

COUNTY LIST NAMED TREES TREE SPECIES COMMON NAMES HERITAGE CATEGORIES

Carpinus betulus


Hornbeam




Dunganstown Castle, Kilbride, Co. Wicklow


Situation: Individual Tree
Visited and photographed on: 07-Aug-09
Height: 19 m Girth: 5.79 m

Heritage value:

Exceptional Specimen Tree
Habitat value



At approximately 400 years old, this hornbeam could be the oldest living exotic tree in Ireland; it measured 5.3m girth in 1941.