|Grid reference||ST 17765 79641|
|Common name||Austrian pine|
|Alternative name||Pinus nigra subsp. nigra|
|Origin||South Austria, Central Italy and Balkans|
|Height||19M August 2015|
|Girth||319cm August 2015|
This tree is on the eastern edge of the car park and is shown of the 1950 and 1952 aerial photographs as being a mature tree at that time.
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.