|Grid reference||ST 18601 79143|
|Common name||Dwarf red pine|
|Status||GB Champion 2013|
|Tree trail||Post 14|
|Height||12M February 2015|
|Girth||177cm @0.4M February 2015|
|Tree dead from 2015||removed October 2017|
This tree is in the old fernery, below the north end of the rock garden. At a height of 12 metres, of its kind it is unusually tall. In 2015 and 2016 it produced no foliage.
General tree description
Pinus densiflora 'Umbraculifera' is a slow-growing tree with an umbrella-like crown, typically reaching 4 to 6 metres in height. It is often multi-trunked at the base and has orange-red bark. The needles are bright green, sometimes yellowing in winter. Cones are small (about 5cm long) and oval or oblong.