Tree Trail: Section 3

Section 3: Fun Facts

Redwood Tree

These trees are the giants of the forest! One of the reasons redwoods live so long is due to a substance in their barks called tannin.

Redwood Tree

Redwoods have adapted to be fire resistant. In their natural habitat, forest fires are common. These small frequent fires are called "cool" fires.

Cherry Tree

In the spring it adds beauty to many a park and street as its lovely blossom emerges. Henry VIII introduced one type of cherry tree to this country.

Listen to Anneliese Dodds, MP for Oxford East, introduce the voice of our cherry tree below:

Beech Tree