|Grid reference||ST 18378 78791|
|Common name||Japanese red cedar|
|Height||13M September 2020|
|Girth||236cm September 2020|
This tree is north east of chapels near railway line.
General tree description
Cryptomeria japonica is a large tree, up to 40 metres tall, with a broad, conic shape and spreading branches. It has reddish-brown shredding bark. The leaves (needles) are pointed, slightly curved, growing densely on long slender branchlets. They are 10 to 15mm long, green or blue-green, with grey-green bands on the inner surface. The cones are spherical, 2cm in diameter, and appear at the shoot ends.