|Grid reference||ST 17640 84482|
|Common name||Serbian spruce|
|Status||Wales Champion 2013|
|Height||25M June 2015|
|Girth||111cm May 2015|
This tree is in the upper park by the side of the steps leading to the top.
General tree description
Picea omorika is a large tree, 30 metres or more tall. It has a very narrow shape, and short, drooping branches whose tips curl upwards. Its bark is red-brown with large round scales. The leaves (needles) are dark green above and blue-green beneath, 1 to 2cm long, broad and flattened. The cones are ovoid-conical, 4 to 6cm long and bluish-black when young.