Bark

BARK

There are 16 trees in this guide with distinctive bark. Some are shown here. You can use this option to check them against your tree at any time of the year.  In winter this may be the easiest way to identify your tree. You should be aware that tree bark changes with the age of the tree. For example Ash trees have smooth bark when young but very ridged bark when old.

Common Beech bark

BEECH

Silver Birch bark

SILVER BIRCH

Wild Cherry bark

WILD CHERRY

Sweet Chestnut bark

SWEET CHESTNUT

Common Hornbeam bark

HORNBEAM

Paper-bark Maple bark

PAPER-BARK MAPLE