Tree Register of Ireland

COUNTY LIST NAMED TREES TREE SPECIES COMMON NAMES HERITAGE CATEGORIES
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Prunus spinosa


Blackthorn




Dysartgallen, Ballinakill, Co. Laois


Situation: Individual Tree
Visited and photographed on: 29-Oct-09
Height: 3 m Girth: 0.25 m

Heritage value:

Named tree
Habitat value
A tree with folklore or mythology



A rag tree and wart stone by the road junction; many claim to its cure for warts; the bush is blackthorn with heavy ivy.