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Trees

Tree Life Expectancy Table

           

From the British Hardwood Tree Nursery web site .....

http://www.britishhardwood.co.uk/tree-life-expectancy/67/

 

SPECIES

LIFE EXPECTANCY (YEARS)

Alders - Alnus

Birches - Betula

Most poplars - Populus

Willows - Salix

 

50 - 70

 

Crab apple - Malus sylvestris

Rowan - Sorbus aucuparia

Wild cherry - Prunus avium

Whitebeam - Sorbus aria

 

70 - 100

 

Ash - Fraxinus excelsior

Hawthorn - Crataegus monogyna

Norway spruce - Picea abies

Red oak - Quercus rubra

Walnut - Juglans regia

 

100 - 150

 

Beech - Fagus sylvatica

Norway maple - Acer platanoides

 

150 - 200

 

English oak - Quercus robur

Holly - Ilex aquifolium

Limes - Tilia

Scots pine - Pinus sylvestris

Sessile oak - Quercus petraea

Sweet chestnut - Castanea sativa

Sycamore - Acer pseudoplatanus

 

200 - 300

 

Austrian pine - Pinus nigra

Noble fir - Abies procera

Sitka spruce - Picea sitchensis

Yew - Taxus baccata

 

300 +

 

 

 

 

Identification key ..

http://www.nhm.ac.uk/nature-online/british-natural-history/urban-tree-survey/identify-trees/tree-key/index.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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