Tree Identification

Division

Class

Order

Family

Species

Bark

Leaf

Arrangement

Leaf Shape

Leaf margin & Texture

Flower

Seeds & Fruit

Habit

Pinophyta

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monkey Puzzle

Light Grey Wrinkled

Spiral

Triangular

-

 

Spherical Cones

30 x 15

Evergreen

Common Yew

Rich Brown flaking to reveal pink patches

Rowed

Needle

-

 

Small cones pale yellow

15-20 x 20

Evergreen

Leyland Cypress

Smooth Red Brown develops shallow fissures

Irregularly arranged

Scale like, flattened slightly drooping sprays

-

 

Angular, globular

15-36 x 10

Evergreen

Juniper

(Gin and Tonic Tree)

Dark red Brown peeling in vertical papery strips

Dense whorls of three

Needles

 

 

Berry like blue-black cones

5 x 4

Evergreen

Cedar

Reddish brown, peels vertically

Upright sprays

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tree distance and damage

Species

Max Tree Height

Max Distance 75% of Cases

Max Distance 90% of cases

Oak

16-23

13

18

Poplar

24

15

20

Ash

23

10

13

Elm

20-25

12

19

False Acacia

18-20

8.5

10.5

Horse Chestnut

16-25

10

15

Hawthorn

10

7

8.7

Lime

16-24

8

11

Willow

15

11

18

Beech

20

9

11

Plane

25-30

.5

10

Apple

8-12

6

8

Sycamore, Maples

17-24

9

12

Cherries, plums, Damsons etc

6-12

6

7.5

Birch

12-14

7

8

Cypresses,

18-25

3

5.5

Rowan

8-12

7

8.5