Isleworth Cemetery
Trees being planted in winter 24-25
Tree planting plans for winter 24-25 have not yet been finalised. You can view the planting done in the previous season below.
Trees planted in recent seasons
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3 × Copper Beech (in 22-23)
Fagus sylvatica 'Purpurea'

Beech trees are large native trees with smooth grey bark and oval leaves. They produce triangular nuts held in woody cases in the autumn which in some years, known as mast years, can occur in vast quantities.

Copper beeches have distinctive purple leaves which make these trees easy to spot. When the foliage furst emerges in spring, they are a beautiful copper colour. This characteristic is where the name comes from.

Environmental Benefits

Trees provide more benefits the older and larger they are.

Leaf coverage in spring, summer, autumn
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2 × Deodar Cedar (in 23-24)
Cedrus deodara

Similar to the other two cedars, Atlas and Lebanon, this species is differentiated by weeping ends of its branches.

Environmental Benefits

Trees provide more benefits the older and larger they are.

Leaf coverage in all year round
3
3 × European Larch (in 23-24)
Larix decidua
Environmental Benefits

Trees provide more benefits the older and larger they are.

Leaf coverage in spring, summer, autumn
Biodiversity Benefits

Trees support 100s of other living things. This tree provides a medium benefit to insects (biomass of foliage insects).

38 insect species associated with this tree
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1 × Giant Redwood (in 22-23)
Sequoiadendron giganteum
Environmental Benefits

Trees provide more benefits the older and larger they are.

Leaf coverage in all year round
5
1 × Tibeten Cherry (in 23-24)
Prunus serrula 'Tibetica'
Environmental Benefits

Trees provide more benefits the older and larger they are.

Leaf coverage in spring, summer, autumn
6
1 × Tupelo (in 23-24)
Nyssa sylvatica
Environmental Benefits

Trees provide more benefits the older and larger they are.

Leaf coverage in spring, summer, autumn
7
3 × Yew (in 23-24)
Taxus baccata

A medium sized conifer often seen in churchyards and cemeteries, Yew is one of just three coniferous trees native to the UK. It has a dense, dark green crown and red berries with single black seeds within. All parts of this tree are poisonous. Yews can live for thousands of years.

It is a dioecious species, which means individual trees are either male or female. Female trees are easily identified in winter by their bright red berries, or arils.

Environmental Benefits

Trees provide more benefits the older and larger they are.

Leaf coverage in all year round

Green Spaces: Planting in this and recent seasons
Aston Green, Rectory Estate
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Avenue Park
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Bedfont Close Open Space
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Bedfont Green
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Bedfont Lane Recreation Ground
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Bedfont Recreation Ground
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Boston Manor Park
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Brabazon Road Open Space
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Brabazon Road Open Space by road
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Brent Lea Recreation Ground
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Bridge House Gardens and Bridge House Pond
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Carville Hall North Park
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Chertsey Road Open Space
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Chester Road Recreation Ground
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Chiswick Back Common
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Church Road Allotments
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Farnell Road Open Space
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Feltham Park
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Gainsborough Gardens (Hounslow)
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Grantley Road Park
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Grosvenor Park
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Grovestile Waye Open Space
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Hanworth Park
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Harvard Hill Recreation Ground
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Hatton Cemetery
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Heston Park
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Hounslow Heath
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Inwood Park
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Isleworth Cemetery
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Jersey Gardens
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Lampton Park
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Lampton Park Covid Memorial
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Ludlow Nature Reserve and Ludlow Road Recreation Ground
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Midsummer Avenue Park
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Myrtle Avenue Playground
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Osterley Library
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Pevensey Road Nature Reserve
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Promenade Approach
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Promenade West
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Rectory Meadow
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Redlees Park
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Silverhall Nature Park
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South Road Open Space
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Southville Road Youth Centre
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Stamford Brook Common
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St. Dunstan's Park
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St Nicholas Church Burial Ground
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Stoneywall Open Space
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Sutton Lane Allotments
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Thornbury Playing fields
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Turnham Green
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Waye Avenue Open Space
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Wesley Avenue Playground
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Whitton Dene / Duke of Northumberland River open land
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Wyke Green
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Unlike the flowering cherries that make such an impression earlier in the spring bird cherry flowers in May and also unlike thos ornamental trees, it holds its flowers in spikes. These white flower spikes point in all directions, appearing to cover the canopy with hundreds of ice creams!

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