Champion Trees

Borde Hill Garden has 83 champion trees that are the tallest or largest girth in Britain.

Tree ID Genus and Species Height (m) Dia (cm) Girth (cm) Extra stems @ Year Access Garden No. Planted
20980 Abies sachalinensis var. nemorensis 19 36 112 2010 PR 22777
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth & Height;  Country Champion: Girth & Height;  County Champion: Girth & Height
19346 Acer cappadocicum subsp. lobelii 17 118 372 1m 2010 O
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth;  Country Champion: Girth;  County Champion: Girth
19327 Acer erianthum 8 32 101 1m 2010 O 19853
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth & Height;  Country Champion: Girth & Height;  County Champion: Girth & Height
19439 Acer heldreichii subsp. trautvetteri 17 81 253 1m 2010 FP 1927
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth;  Country Champion: Girth;  County Champion: Girth & Height
19329 Acer longipes 11 51 161 0.8m 2010 PR 19441 1932
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth;  Country Champion: Girth;  County Champion: Girth & Height
19287 Acer longipes subsp. amplum 15 56 175 2010 PR 1937
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth & Height;  Country Champion: Girth & Height;  County Champion: Girth & Height
19377 Acer x rotundilobum 13 68 215 0.8m 2010 O 20272
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth;  Country Champion: Girth;  County Champion: Girth & Height
19519 Alnus x spaethii 24 82 257 2010 O 1938
Britain & Ireland Champion: Height;  Country Champion: Height;  County Champion: Girth & Height
41492 Buxus wallichiana 5 19 61 1.3m 2010 O
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth & Height;  Country Champion: Girth & Height;  County Champion: Girth & Height
19624 Carpinus laxiflora 9 32 99 1.1m 2010 PR
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth & Height;  Country Champion: Girth & Height;  County Champion: Girth & Height
19643 Carya laciniosa 16 69 218 2010 PR 19704
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth;  Country Champion: Girth;  County Champion: Girth
19650 Carya ovata 28 48 150 2010 PR
Britain & Ireland Champion: Height;  Country Champion: Height;  County Champion: Height
19665 Castanea seguinii 18 70 221 2010 PR 18752 1930
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth & Height;  Country Champion: Girth & Height;  County Champion: Girth & Height
19688 Celtis tetrandra 8 49 153 2010 PR 1934
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth;  Country Champion: Girth;  County Champion: Girth & Height
42852 Chamaecyparis formosensis 16 96 302 ++ 1.2m 2010 O 22579 1912
Britain & Ireland Champion: Remarkable;  Country Champion: Girth;  County Champion: Girth
47404 Chamaecyparis lawsoniana ‘Hillieri’ 18 35 110 2010 PR
Britain & Ireland Champion: Height;  Country Champion: Height;  County Champion: Height
21043 Chamaecyparis lawsoniana ‘Wareana’ 18 46 143 2010 O 26106
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth & Height;  Country Champion: Girth & Height;  County Champion: Girth & Height
21055 Chamaecyparis obtusa var. formosana 15 27 86 2010 PR 22708
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth & Height;  Country Champion: Girth & Height;  County Champion: Girth & Height
19759 Crataegus scabrifolia 6 38 120 0.6m 2010 PR 10288 1941
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth & Height;  Country Champion: Girth & Height;  County Champion: Girth & Height
20326 Cyclocarya paliurus 13 28 87 2010 PR 1932
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth & Height;  Country Champion: Girth & Height;  County Champion: Girth & Height
19774 Discaria discolor 4.5 59 185 0.3m 2010 O 19390
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth;  Country Champion: Girth;  County Champion: Girth
19804 Fagus engleriana 16 61 191 2010 PR 19931 1928
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth;  Country Champion: Girth;  County Champion: Girth & Height
19799 Fagus japonica 0 42 132 1960 PR 19556 1932
Britain & Ireland Champion: Historic Girth;  Country Champion: Historic Girth;  County Champion: Historic Girth
19812 Fagus sylvatica ‘Prince George of Crete’ 17 79 249 2010 PR 19746
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth;  Country Champion: Girth;  County Champion: Girth
19842 Fraxinus excelsior ‘Aurea’ 7 23 72 1995 PR 1913
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth & Height;  Country Champion: Girth & Height;  County Champion: Girth & Height
19845 Fraxinus nigra 15 36 114 2010 O 18982
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth & Height;  Country Champion: Girth & Height;  County Champion: Girth & Height
19851 Fraxinus pennsylvanica 24 72 227 2010 PR 1912
Britain & Ireland Champion: Height;  Country Champion: Height;  County Champion: Girth & Height
19832 Fraxinus spaethiana 6 36 113 2003 PR 19068
Britain & Ireland Champion: Remarkable;  Country Champion: Girth;  County Champion: Girth & Height
19911 Ilex integra 6 19 59 1.2m 2010 O 20172
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth;  Country Champion: Girth & Height;  County Champion: Girth & Height
19912 Ilex pedunculosa 12 36 112 2010 O 20170
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth & Height;  Country Champion: Girth & Height;  County Champion: Girth & Height
208684 Illicium henryi 4 10 31 2010 PR 16463
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth & Height;  Country Champion: Girth & Height;  County Champion: Girth & Height
21179 Juniperus virginiana ‘Glauca’ 14 34 107 2010 PR 22616 1936
Britain & Ireland Champion: Height;  Country Champion: Height;  County Champion: Girth & Height
21232 Larix gmelinii var. japonica 16 25 77 2010 O
Britain & Ireland Champion: Height;  Country Champion: Height;  County Champion: Height
21216 Larix principis-rupprechtii 21 55 172 2010 O 26104 1927
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth;  Country Champion: Girth;  County Champion: Girth & Height
19948 Lindera megaphylla 13 66 207 2010 O 20148 1914
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth & Height;  Country Champion: Girth & Height;  County Champion: Girth & Height
19976 Maackia amurensis 5 36 113 0.6m 2010 O 19364
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth;  Country Champion: Girth;  County Champion: Girth & Height
20017 Magnolia campbellii 19 104 326 2010 O 19275
Britain & Ireland Champion: Remarkable;  Country Champion: Girth;  County Champion: Girth
20022 Magnolia delavayi 10 67 210 2010 PR 20153 1911
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth;  Country Champion: Girth;  County Champion: Girth & Height
20023 Magnolia fraseri 14 46 146 2010 O 19248
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth;  Country Champion: Girth;  County Champion: Remarkable
20025 Magnolia obovata 14 98 307 0.6m 2010 O 19250
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth;  Country Champion: Girth;  County Champion: Girth & Height
20050 Magnolia officinalis 15 49 155 1m 2010 PR 18768
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth & Height;  Country Champion: Height;  County Champion: Girth & Height
47367 Magnolia x soulangeana ‘Verbanica’ 8 43 134 0.2m 2010 PR 20159
Britain & Ireland Champion: Height;  Country Champion: Girth & Height;  County Champion: Girth & Height
20095 Malus baccata var. jackii 13 73 230 0.3m 2010 O 18959 1932
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth & Height;  Country Champion: Girth & Height;  County Champion: Girth & Height
20097 Malus prattii 11 49 155 0.5m 2010 O 20268 1926
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth;  Country Champion: Girth;  County Champion: Girth & Height
20107 Meliosma alba 10 33 105 2013 O 7757 1910
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth;  Country Champion: Girth & Height;  County Champion: Girth & Height
21279 Picea alcoquiana var. reflexa 17 35 110 2010 PR 22632
Britain & Ireland Champion: Height;  Country Champion: Height;  County Champion: Height
21556 Pinus rigida 24 60 188 2010 O 22440
Britain & Ireland Champion: Height;  Country Champion: Height;  County Champion: Height
148128 Pinus sibirica 13 28 88 2010 O 12532
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth & Height;  Country Champion: Girth & Height;  County Champion: Girth & Height
21568 Pinus tabuliformis var. mukdensis 18 23 72 1981 PR
Britain & Ireland Champion: Historic Height;  Country Champion: Historic Height;  County Champion: Historic Height
163781 Pinus virginiana 19 47 148 1957 PR
Britain & Ireland Champion: Historic Girth & Height;  Country Champion: Historic Girth & Height;  County Champion: Historic Girth & Height
20242 Populus ‘Petrowskyana’ 26 107 335 2010 PR
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth;  Country Champion: Girth;  County Champion: Girth & Height
20310 Prunus nipponica 0 38 119 1m 1987 O
Britain & Ireland Champion: Historic Girth;  Country Champion: Historic Girth;  County Champion: Historic Girth
21625 Pseudotsuga japonica 13 23 73 2010 PR 22939
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth & Height;  Country Champion: Girth & Height;  County Champion: Girth & Height
20359 Pyrus calleryana 13 53 165 2010 O 19189
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth & Height;  Country Champion: Girth & Height;  County Champion: Girth & Height
20353 Pyrus communis subsp. longipes 18 58 181 1.8m 2010 O 19096
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth & Height;  Country Champion: Girth;  County Champion: Girth
20345 Pyrus pyrifolia ‘Chojuro’ 13 39 123 2010 O 19186
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth & Height;  Country Champion: Girth & Height;  County Champion: Girth & Height
20357 Pyrus ussuriensis var. hondoensis 9 83 260 1m 2010 PR 20281 1920
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth;  Country Champion: Girth;  County Champion: Girth
20356 Pyrus ussuriensis var. hondoensis 12 61 193 0.4m 2010 PR 20280 1920
Britain & Ireland Champion: Height;  Country Champion: Height;  County Champion: Height
20375 Quercus acuta 14 25 80 ++ 2010 PR
Britain & Ireland Champion: Height;  Country Champion: Height;  County Champion: Girth & Height
20390 Quercus coccifera 9 29 91 1995 PR 20161
Britain & Ireland Champion: Height;  Country Champion: Girth & Height;  County Champion: Girth & Height
20398 Quercus coccifera 8 57 178 0.5m 2010 O 20126
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth;  Country Champion: Girth;  County Champion: Girth
20522 Quercus dolicholepis 16 30 95 2010 PR
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth & Height;  Country Champion: Girth & Height;  County Champion: Girth & Height
20458 Quercus glauca 16 53 166 0.4m 2010 PR 18487
Britain & Ireland Champion: Height;  Country Champion: Height;  County Champion: Height
20434 Quercus ilicifolia 8 20 62 2010 O 19921
Britain & Ireland Champion: Height;  Country Champion: Girth & Height;  County Champion: Girth & Height
20440 Quercus kelloggii 22 70 219 2010 O 19865
Britain & Ireland Champion: Height;  Country Champion: Height;  County Champion: Height
20521 Quercus laevis 14 26 83 2010 O
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth & Height;  Country Champion: Girth & Height;  County Champion: Girth & Height
20537 Quercus variabilis 18 59 185 2010 O 20052
Britain & Ireland Champion: Height;  Country Champion: Height;  County Champion: Height
20406 Quercus x auzendei 13 40 127 2010 O
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth & Height;  Country Champion: Girth & Height;  County Champion: Girth & Height
20563 Quercus x ludoviciana 23 57 179 2009 O 20048
Britain & Ireland Champion: Height;  Country Champion: Height;  County Champion: Girth & Height
44104 Quercus x morehus 13 33 105 2010 O 20046
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth & Height;  Country Champion: Girth & Height;  County Champion: Girth & Height
44100 Robinia hartwegii 16 47 149 2010 O 18938
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth & Height;  Country Champion: Girth & Height;  County Champion: Girth & Height
20593 Robinia x slavinii 17 51 159 2010 O 18907
Britain & Ireland Champion: Height;  Country Champion: Girth & Height;  County Champion: Girth & Height
20629 Sorbus alnifolia 14 61 193 0.6m 2010 PR 20275
Britain & Ireland Champion: Remarkable;  Country Champion: Girth;  County Champion: Girth & Height
20678 Sorbus coronata 18 57 178 2010 PR 18423
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth & Height;  Country Champion: Girth & Height;  County Champion: Girth & Height
20665 Sorbus latifolia 12 105 331 1.2m 2010 O 1907
Britain & Ireland Champion: Remarkable;  Country Champion: Girth;  County Champion: Girth
20642 Sorbus vestita 17 95 298 1.2m 2010 O 1907
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth;  Country Champion: Girth;  County Champion: Girth & Height
20679 Sorbus x kewensis 16 42 131 2010 PR 18424
Britain & Ireland Champion: Height;  Country Champion: Height;  County Champion: Height
24289 Taxus cuspidata 10 51 160 1.3m 2010 O 22455
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth & Height;  Country Champion: Girth & Height;  County Champion: Girth & Height
20778 Tilia japonica 15 45 141 2010 PR 19023 1910
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth & Height;  Country Champion: Girth & Height;  County Champion: Girth & Height
20780 Tilia mandshurica 15 47 148 1m 2010 PR 19024
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth & Height;  Country Champion: Girth & Height;  County Champion: Girth & Height
21689 Tsuga caroliniana 16 39 122 + 2010 PR 22753
Britain & Ireland Champion: Height;  Country Champion: Height;  County Champion: Height
47334 Ulmus minor ‘Viminalis Aurea’ 3.5 10 31 2010 O
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth & Height;  Country Champion: Girth & Height;  County Champion: Girth & Height
20819 Viburnum cinnamomifolium 7 22 69 ++ 2010 O 20132
Britain & Ireland Champion: Girth & Height;  Country Champion: Girth & Height;  County Champion: Girth & Height