|Grid reference||ST 17625 77082|
|Common name||Miyama alder|
|Status||GB Champion 2013|
|Height||7.5M December 2015|
|Girth||77cm @ 1M December 2015|
This tree is in the Alder group. Its tag (2498) is lodged in a cleft between the trunk and one of the branches.
General tree description
Alnus fauriei is a small tree with distinctive leaves. These are smooth, glossy green, toothed and broadly wedge-shaped or almost round. Their size varies but can be up to to 10cm long and 13cm across. The flowers are showy catkins, up to 17cm in length, appearing during early spring before the leaves emerge.