Tree species suitability in a future climate in North-west England

Key Category
U Unsuitable
M Marginal
S Suitable
VS Very suitable
Species Baseline 2050 low 2050 high 2080 high
Broadleaves Alder M S U U
Ash M S M M
Aspen S S M M
Beech S S S S
Downy birch S S U U
Norway maple M S M S
Pedunculate oak M M M M
Poplar M S M U
Rauli U M U U
Roble M M U U
Sessile oak M S M M
Silver birch M S M M
Sweet chestnut U M M M
Sycamore S S M M
Wild cherry S S S M
Wych elm S S M U
Conifers Corsican pine M S S VS
Douglas-fir M S S S
European larch S S M M
Grand fir M M U U
Japanese larch S S S U
Lodgepole pine VS S S S
Noble fir S S U U
Norway spruce S S S M
Red cedar S S M U
Scots pine S S S M
Sitka spruce S S M M
Western Hemlock S S U M