Below shows the current Top 10 tallest trees and the year they were last recorded. According to David Alderman  of The Tree Register, who kindly supplied the information: ‘There is a growing number of 59-60m trees which will be challenging for tallest tree over the next few years’.

1.

Genus name = Pseudotsuga (Known as “DUGHALL MOR”)
Species name = Menziesii
Ht/m = 64
Year = 2005
Location = Reelig Glen Wood, Moniack, Highland, Scotland

 

Edward Parker / Forestry Commission (www.forestry.gov.uk)

2.

Genus name = Abies
Species name = Grandis
Ht/m = 63.5
Year = 2007
Location = Blair Castle, Blair Atholl, Perth and Kinross, Scotland

3.

Genus name = Pseudotsuga
Species name = Menziesii
Ht/m = 62.5
Year = 2002
Location = Lake Vyrnwy, Powys, Wales

4.

Genus name = Abies
Species name = Grandis
Ht/m = 62
Year = 2006
Location = Ardkinglas Woodland Garden, Argyll and Bute, Scotland

5.

Genus name = Pseudotsuga
Species name = Menziesii
Ht/m = 62
Year = 2002
Location = Dunans, Argyll and Bute, Scotland

6.

Genus name = Pseudotsuga
Species name = Menziesii
Ht/m = 61.5
Year = 1998
Location = Dunkeld, The Hermitage, Perth and Kinross, Scotland

7.

Genus name = Pseudotsuga
Species name = Menziesii
Ht/m = 61
Year = 2005
Location = Gwydyr Forest, Conwy, Wales

8.

Genus name = Abies
Species name = Grandis
Ht/m = 60.5
Year = 2007
Location = Leighton Hall, Welshpool, Powys, Wales

9.

Genus name = Pseudotsuga
Species name = Menziesii
Ht/m = 60
Year = 2002
Location = Benmore, Pucks Glen Walk, Argyll and Bute, Scotland

10.

Genus name = Pseudotsuga
Species name = Menziesii
Ht/m = 60
Year = 2006
Location = Dunster Woodlands, Somerset, England