|Grid reference||ST 17963 76533|
|Common name||Cut-leaved lime|
|Status||Wales Champion 2015|
|Height||17M November 2015|
|Girth||140cm November 2015|
This tree is on the east side of the Southern woodland east, very close to the Castle, and behind railings.
General tree description
Tilia platyphyllos 'Laciniata' is a cultivar of the Broad-leaved lime, Tilia platyphyllos. It is a small to medium-sized tree which can reach 22 metres tall, with a dense conical shape. The leaves are small, narrow and deeply and irregularly lobed.
Tilia platyphyllos is a larger tree, tall-domed and up to to 42 metres tall. Its bark is grey and finely fissured. The leaves are roundly ovate, up to 15cm long and broad, finely toothed, dull dark green and softly furry. The flowers are yellowish-white, small and fragrant, hanging in midsummer in clusters, with whitish-green, leaf-like bracts. The fruit is a small, ribbed, downy nutlet, 10 mm or less in diameter.