|Grid reference||ST 17768 84001|
|Common name||Patagonian cypress|
|Height||11M August 2016|
|Girth||121cm @ 0.3M August 2016|
This tree is in the lower park, west of the main path.
General tree description
Fitzroya cupressoides is a huge and long lived tree in its natural habitat - some individuals are thought to be 3000 years old. In cultivation it is a small dense tree, growing slowly to around 20 metres. It has an untidy shape and weeping foliage. The leaves are dark blue-green, cypress-like, growing in threes. The cones are small (6mm) and comprise nine scales.