|Grid reference||ST 17803 84423|
|Common name||Japanese red cedar|
|Height||28M December 2016|
|Girth||242cm October 2016|
This tree is in the upper park, near the ruined summer house
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.