|Grid reference||ST 17678 77260|
|Common name||Alder-leaved whitebeam|
|Common name||Korean mountain ash|
|Status||Glamorgan Champion 2015|
|Height||9M January 2016|
|Girth||87cm @ 0.7M December 2015|
This tree is approximately in the centre of the Sorbus group.
General tree description
Sorbus alnifolia is a small to medium-sized tree, up to around 17 metres tall, with upright branches and a rounded top. It has smooth, grey bark. The leaves are dark green, small - 4 to 6 cm long - ovate to elliptic and double toothed. In autumn they turn bright orange or red. The flowers, appearing in late spring, are 1 cm across and pure white. The fruits are 1 cm round berries, ripening to bright red in late September or October.