Tree Register of Ireland

COUNTY LIST NAMED TREES TREE SPECIES COMMON NAMES HERITAGE CATEGORIES

Larix decidua


European Larch




Dalemount, Moole, Co. Kildare


Situation: Individual Tree
Visited and photographed on: 06-Aug-09
Height: 6 m Girth: 2.94 m

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'The turkey roost tree'; a very old larch tree growing at Moone, County Kildare. It is only 5 metres tall but 21 metres wide and, according to local knowledge, this is due to compaction caused by turkeys that used to roost in the crown!