Guidance - Tree Life Expectancy

Tree Life Expectancy

Tree Life Expectancy Table

SPECIES LIFE EXPECTANCY (YEARS)

Alders - Alnus
Birches - Betula
Most poplars - Populus
Willows - Salix

50 - 70

Crab apple - Malus sylvestris
Rowan
- Sorbus aucuparia
Wild cherry
- Prunus avium
Whitebeam - Sorbus aria

70 - 100

Ash - Fraxinus excelsior
Hawthorn
- Crataegus monogyna
Norway spruce
- Picea abies
Red oak
- Quercus rubra
Walnut
- Juglans regia

100 - 150

Beech - Fagus sylvatica
Norway maple
- Acer platanoides

150 - 200

English oak - Quercus robur
Holly
- Ilex aquifolium
Limes
- Tilia
Scots pine
- Pinus sylvestris
Sessile oak
- Quercus petraea
Sweet chestnut
- Castanea sativa
Sycamore
- Acer pseudoplatanus

200 - 300

Austrian pine - Pinus nigra
Noble fir
- Abies procera
Sitka spruce
- Picea sitchensis
Yew
- Taxus baccata

300 +