Tree Selection

Trees Introduction

The trees we have planted so far have been selected to give all round interest and variety. As you can see they are beautiful in many different ways, with different shaped leaves and changing colours through the seasons. They also bring a variety of flowers and catkins in spring and summer, and then in autumn, fruit, cones and seeds of many types.

They have also been chosen specifically to suit the site and soil at Hampshire Farm Meadows, and with the climate, both now and in the future, in mind. The Planting Programme will first establish the main layout of the site, with larger trees providing structure and shelter from the wind, before adding other trees in a planned layout.

Tap on a tree's name to discover more information about it and also locate it in the arboretum.


Chestnut Leaved Oak

Quercus castanaefolia

Chestnut Leaved Oak TreeChestnut Leaved Oak Leaves


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Common Name

Chestnut Leaved Oak

Scientific Name

Quercus castanaefolia




A large vigorous tree of broadly columnar form, compact in habit, with narrow, oval, and shiny toothed leaves similar to the “Sweet Chestnut”. Tolerates dry or damp locations and an exposed location. This is a Caucasian tree.

Max Height: 30 metres

Soil: Not fussy

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Find This Tree In The Arboretum 


Tree Numbers: 9,  10