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Native Tree Heights

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Click on the common name for more information about each tree

Most trees will only attain the maximum height in ideal conditions - this is unlikely in most cases

Tree and shrub heights
Species Latin Name Height range
Alder Alnus glutinosa 10-20m
Ash Fraxinus excelsior 30-40m
Aspen Populus tremula 20-30m
Bird cherry Prunus padus 5-15m
Blackthorn Prunus spinosa 1 to 5m
Crab apple Malus sylvestris 5-10m
Dog rose Rosa canina 1 to 3m (rambling)
Downy birch Betula pubescens 5-15m
Elder Sambucus nigra Less than 5m
Goat willow Salix caprea 3-10m
Grey willow Salix cinerea 2-10m
Guelder rose Viburnum opulus Less than 5m
Hawthorn Crataegus monogyna 5-15m
Hazel Corylus avellana 5-15m
Holly Ilex aquifolium Less than 10m
Pedunculate oak Quercus robur 30-40m
Rowan Sorbus aucuparia 5-15m
Scots pine Pinus sylvestris 20-30m
Sessile oak Quercus petraea 30-40m
Spindle Euonymus europaeus Less than 6m
Whitebeam Sorbus aria 5-15m
Wild cherry Prunus avium 10-20m
Wych elm Ulmus glabra 25-35m