Tree Register of Ireland

COUNTY LIST NAMED TREES TREE SPECIES COMMON NAMES HERITAGE CATEGORIES

Picea sitchensis


Sitka Spruce




Abbeyleix Estate, Abbeyleix, Co. Laois


Situation: Individual Tree
Planting date: 1829
Visited and photographed on: 20-Jul-09
Height: 35 m Girth: 5.38 m

Heritage value:

Tree collection / Arboretum
Genetic resource for local tree population
Associated with a noted person



This sitka spruce is known to have been one of the original plantings by David Douglas.