Trees - A

Acer and ash spotted around the country.

Acer griseum
A large acer griseum, much prized for its orange peeling bark, in the grounds of Antony House.

ACER GRISEUM

Antony

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Ozakazuki
Acer palmatum ozakazuki. Japanese maple growing in the grounds of Killerton House.

ACER OZAKAZUKI

Killerton

Killerton House
Flowers and seed heads on the Acer Palmatum Ozakazuki

ACER ozakazuki

Killerton

Acer Brodsworth
An acer in the acer dell at Brodsworth Hall. In fine shape here in July. What must it be like in Autumn colours?

ACER

Brodsworth Hall

Coral Bark Maple
Acer palmatum Sango-kaku. It is the bark on the younger shoots that give it the name 'coral bark maple'.

Acer Sango-kaku

Antony, Cornwall

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Acer griseum
Acer griseum, the paper-bark maple, growing well at the Yorkshire Arboretum. A native of Central China, and introduced to Britain in 1901 by Ernest Henry Wilson.

Acer griseum

Yorkshire Arboretum

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Acer griseum
Beautiful papery bark peeling and catching the sunlight. I have a younger version in my garden, growing and thickening its branches each year.

Acer griseum bark

Yorkshire Arboretum

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Weeping Ash Seaton Delavel
This weeping ash stands in the grounds of the ruined Seaton Delaval Hall, just north of Newcastle. The tree is almost 300 years old, and has fared better than the hall. 2014.

WEEPING ASH

Seaton Delaval

Ash hedge escape Levisham
An ash tree, cut back over years in line with the hawthorn hedge it invaded, has finally found its freedom and reaches upwards. Levisham Moor, May 2014.

ASH HEDGE ESCAPE

Levisham Moor

Ash burr Nostell Priory
Lots of burrs on this old tree. I think it is an ash?.

ASH BURRS

Nostell Priory