Research Results

Radiative Performance Comparison of 10 Tree Species Planted in the UK

  • Visually dense tree measuring patches without visible gaps in crown foliage
    and concave crown contours in the viewing vision were selected
  • All trees measured are young adult to mature adult trees
  • Sunlit side of trees are measured
  • Solar Altitude = 45°C

Tree Species Shown (Left to Right)

(1) Horse Chestnut, London Plane


(2) Beech, Large-leaved lime, English Oak, Field Maple


(3) Autumn Blaze, Fastigiage hornbeam


(4) Silver Birch


(5) Giant Sequoia

View Results by Tree species