|Grid reference||ST 18093 78674|
|Common name||Austrian pine|
|Alternative name||Pinus nigra subsp. nigra|
|Origin||South Austria, Central Italy and Balkans|
|Status||Glamorgan Champion 2020|
|Height||21M December 2020|
|Girth||410cm December 2020|
This tree is north west of the chapels beside the westerly curving path.
General tree description
Pinus nigra austriaca can grow to 30 metres in height, with a wide spreading top and often a branchy, almost multi-stemmed form. Its bark is grey and fissured, with silvery plates. The leaves are stiff, straight needles arranged in pairs, about 12 cm long and with a dense appearance. The cones are woody, with ridged scale tips and 5-9cm in length.