|Grid reference||ST 17412 77827|
|Common name||Curled holly|
|Status||GB Champion 2013|
|Height||12.5M January 2016|
|Girth||130cm January 2016|
This tree is on the east edge of the Blackweir playing fields, north of the changing rooms and close to the bank of the canal.
General tree description
Ilex aquifolium 'Crispa' is a cultivar of the Common holly, Ilex aquifolium. It is a small tree with purple-grey bark and twisted, thick leathery leaves. These have few or no spines except for a sharp point at the tip. This is a male clone and produces no fruit.