The daily Tree Quiz was a feature of ‘Trees Be Company’, Dorchester’s first Urban Tree Festival in May 2020. The answers to the daily Tree Quiz can be found here.
Sunday 24th May. Here is an extra Tree Quiz on the last day of ‘Trees Be Company’, Dorchester’s first Urban Tree Festival. The question has been set by Guest Quiz Master Graham. What tree is this? This specimen can be seen at Poundbury (it’s an entirely new one to me!)
Sunday 24th May. What tree is this, with large, heart-shaped leaves and deep mauve bell-shaped flowers? This one is at Dorset County Hospital.
Saturday 23rd May. This question has been set by Guest Quiz Master Graham. What tree is this? This specimen can be seen at Poundbury.
Thursday 21st May. What tree is this, with it’s vibrant pink flowers and heart shaped leaves on display now? This one can be seen in the garden of Holy Trinity Church on High West Street and there is another in the garden of The Quiet Space in Poundbury.
Wednesday 20th May. What tree is this? The leaves are a distinguishing feature and it’s big, creamy lemon yellow flowers will soon be visible. Several of these trees can be seen in Borough Gardens and there is a tall one in the wildlife garden behind All Saints Church on High West Street.
Tuesday 19th May. What tree is this? It is not the best of photographs but it does show one of the distinguishing features in spring. This tree can be seen in Colliton Park.
Monday 18th May. What small tree is this, with it’s unusual flower heads where the individual flowers open over a period of time? It is more commonly found in hedgerows and woodland edges, but you can see it in flower now by the Millstream in Dorchester.
Sunday 17th May. What is the name of this tree which is flowering now in Dorchester with these plumes of white blossom?
Saturday 16th May. What tree is this, with it’s long cascades of scented flowers on display in the town?
Friday 9th May. Another warm-up question before the Urban Tree Festival starts in Dorchester on Saturday 16th May. What is the name of this flowering street tree, uncommon in the town, and a little after it’s best now..?
Thursday 8th May. As a warm-up for the daily tree quiz being planned for this year’s online Urban Tree Festival in Dorchester, what is this and can you name the tree it comes from?