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Tree of the month: The Toffee Tree (Katsura Tree)
25 Apr

Tree of the month: The Toffee Tree (Katsura Tree)

This month we take a look at the Toffee Tree! With its heart-shaped leaves and sweet caramel scent, this is a beautiful and fascinating tree species originating from Asia.

Tree Of The Month: Cherry
11 Mar

Tree Of The Month: Cherry

This month we take a look at the cherry tree! The season of spring is upon us, bringing with it an enchanting natural displays as cherry trees across the country...

Tree of the month: Pomegranate
14 Feb

Tree of the month: Pomegranate

This month we look at the pomegranate! Known as the ‘Tree of Love’, we think it’s the perfect species to learn about on Valentine’s Day. Providing us with delicious fruit...

Tree of the month: English walnut
18 Jan

Tree of the month: English walnut

This month we look at the walnut tree! Originating from Asia, we’ve had walnut trees in Britain since the 16th century and they've been giving us fuel, food, fabric and...

Tree of the month – Sapele
24 Jul

Tree of the month – Sapele

July's 'Tree of the Month' is the African Sapele tree. Strong, beautiful and in high demand, we look at the ways manufacturers can reduce their use of this slow-growing beauty...

Tree of the month – Redwood
08 Jun

Tree of the month – Redwood

Pinus Sylvestris, or Redwood, is a coniferous evergreen that can live for up to 700 years (if left alone). Its towering height makes it an ideal timber source.

Tree of the Month – Radiata Pine
17 May

Tree of the Month – Radiata Pine

Radiata Pine is a tree which gets a bad reputation because of the softness of its timber, however its ability to be modified gives it amazing new qualities which might...

Tree of the Month – Robinia
30 Apr

Tree of the Month – Robinia

This month we are focusing on the Robinia - also known as the False Acacia or the Black Locust. This happens to be a firm favourite over at Westbury Windows...