In landscape architecture, trees are important elements for designing spaces and enabling orientation. If properly lit they can also perform these tasks at night. Well thought-out tree lighting creates visual axes in the dark and conveys safety. Because the shape and size of the tree crown varies according to the type of tree and season of the year, choosing the right LED lighting is not always simple. We provide helpful tips for lighting design using projectors and ground-recessed luminaires, and show how you can impressively illuminate different types of trees and palms from below, above or from the side.
To illuminate a tree crown with a diameter of approx. 5m from a distance of 3m, a projector with 12 watt LED module and extra wide flood (approx. 90°) light distribution is suitable