|Grid reference||ST 17929 76533|
|Common name||Umbrella tree|
|Status||Wales Champion 2015|
|Tag||1637 see below|
|Height||10.5M November 2015|
|Girth||108cm November 2015|
This tree is in the Southern woodland east, close to the Castle.
Its black plastic name plate has tree number 1751, which belongs to a different Magnolia tripetala closer to the Animal Wall.
General tree description
Magnolia tripetala is a small tree, up to 14 metres tall. It has smooth grey bark that develops fissures. The leaves are very large, 30 to 50cm long and 15 to 25cm broad, tapering at the base. There are strongly scented, cream flowers, 18 to 25cm across, in May and June, followed by distinctive red/pink, cone-shaped fruits (cucumbers) 8cm long.