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The Celtic Tree Calendar

The Celtic Tree Calendar
by Ariadne Unst.

Discover what Celtic Tree corresponds to your birthday, and what attributes of that tree may be reflected in you.

Recommended book on the Celtic Tree Calendar.

Get the details about all these trees, in relation to your birthday, from The Celtic Tree Calendar by Michael Viscoli, Souvenir Press.

The Celtic Tree Calendar - Trees of Equinox and Solstice.

Note that the equinox and solstice dates usually vary between the 20th and 22nd day of the month. Here, however, we use the dates given by Vescoli:

Spring Equinox
21 March
Oak - for its strength and individuality.
Summer Solstice
24 June
Birch - tree of the midnight sun, tree of light, the hardiest of deciduous trees.
Fall Equinox
23 Sept
Olive - for its nourishing, oil-rich fruit, and for its long, slow, patient growth.
Winter Solstice
22 Dec
Beech - for its complete leaf canopy, the oil of its nuts, and its sense of when it is necessary to wait and when to grow.

The Celtic Tree Calendar - Trees of the Spring and the Autumn.

22 - 31 March Hazel - tree of those conceived at an equinox and born 9 months later. 24 Sept - 3 Oct
1 - 10 April Rowan - red berries popular with birds and improves an upset tummy; tree of brightening and bettering. 4 - 13 Oct
11 - 20 April Maple - tree of relationship and community. 14 - 23 Oct
21 - 30 April Walnut - fruit of high fat and protein, tree of luck and zest. 24 Oct - 11 Nov
1 - 14 May Poplar - tree of quick growth, agility, and overcoming uncertainty. ---
15 - 24 May Chestnut - tree of lightness, beauty, and truth. 12 - 21 Nov
25 May - 3 June Ash - tree of aspiration and sacrifice. 22 Nov - 1 Dec
4 - 13 June Hornbeam - tree of hard ('iron') wood, of loyalty and peace-making. 2 - 11 Dec
14 - 23 June Fig - tree of diversity and the search for balance, and of sweet fruit. 12 - 21 Dec

The Celtic Tree Calendar - Trees of the Summer and the Winter.

25 June - 4 July Apple - tree of earthly and heavenly love, and of sweet fruit. 23 Dec - 1 Jan
5 - 14 July Spruce - tree of independence, privacy, and self-nurturing. 2 - 11 Jan
15 - 25 July Elm - tree of good temper, speed, and beauty. 12 - 24 Jan
26 July - 4 Aug Cypress - tree of resurrection, and of calmness in misfortune. 25 Jan - 3 Feb
5 - 13 Aug Poplar - tree of quick growth, agility, and overcoming uncertainty. 4 - 8 Feb
14 - 23 Aug Cedar - tree of dedication and nobility. 9 - 18 Feb
24 Aug - 2 Sept Pine - tree of healthy moderation, caution, and hard work. 19 - 29 Feb
3 - 12 Sept Willow - tree of flexibility and tolerance. 1 - 10 Mar
13 - 22 Sept Lime - tree of perfection and vulnerability. 11 - 20 Mar

Special Book.

The Celtic Tree Calendar by Michael Viscoli, Souvenir Press. The book details the attributes of all the trees of the Celtic Calendar, and describes how the Celtic Tree Calendar developed.

Resources - Related pages.