|Grid reference||ST 17430 77379|
|Common name||Wilfrid Fox whitebeam|
|Status||Wales Champion 2015|
|Height||11M December 2015|
|Girth||176cm December 2015|
This tree is towards the centre of the Blackweir woodland south.
General tree description
Sorbus 'Wilfrid Fox' is a hybrid of the Common whitebeam (Sorbus aria) and the Himalayan whitebeam (Sorbus vestita). It is a medium sized tree, growing to around 14 metres tall, and with a round head when mature. Its leaves are elliptic, 15 to 20cm long, toothed and shallow lobed, leathery, dark glossy green above and greyish white underneath. The fruits are 2cm across, initialy green, ripening to amber with grey dots.