|Grid reference||ST 15070 77727|
|Status||Wales Champion 2017|
|Height||8M April 2017|
This tree is just beyond the east side of the terrace.
General tree description
Sophora tetraptera is a small tree, up to 12 metres tall, with an open, spreading shape and often multi-stemmed. It has smooth, blackish bark. The leaves are pinnate, up to 15cm long, with ten to twenty tiny, ovate leaflets, each 12 to 35 mm long. They are dark green and downy on both sides. The flowers are golden yellow, tubular, opening in drooping clusters in May. The fruits are four-winged seed pods up to 20 cm long.