|Grid reference||ST 17680 76789|
|Status||GB Champion 2013|
|Height||19M November 2015|
|Girth||111cm November 2015|
† This tree is at the north end of Old Mans Wood west. It is labelled Prunus maackii. The Tree Register identifies it as Prunus x fontanesiana but states that it was planted as P.maackii.
General tree description
Prunus x fontanesiana is thought to be a natural hybrid between P. avium and P. mahaleb. It is a fast-growing tree reaching 15 metres or more in height. The leaves are dark green, ovate to oval, sometimes heart-shaped, 7 to 12cm long and finely toothed. The flowers are white, 2.5cm, appearing in clusters in May. The fruits are globular, the size of a small cherry and nearly black.