Native Trees

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Did you know that there are about 7,500 different species of trees in Ireland?

Not all of these are native.

A native tree is one that grows naturally in an area. Native trees started to grow in Ireland after the last Ice Age. That was about 15,000 years ago (13,000 BC)!

Native Woodland
Courtesy of the Irish Wildlife Trust

How many trees can you name? Do you know if they are native to Ireland?

Look through the list on the left. Have you heard the names of any of our native trees?

Now, let's learn how to recognise each one!