|Grid reference||ST 19554 78068|
|Common name||Fireberry hawthorn|
|Common name||Goldenberry hawthorn|
|Origin||E. North America|
|Status||Wales Champion 2013|
|Height||6M February 2015|
|Girth||79cm March 2015|
This tree is right behind the south west entrance.
Haws were typically 15mm diameter, almost spherical. Each contained five pips, but occasionally only four.
General tree description
Crataegus chrysocarpa is a small tree that can grow to about 6 metres in height. Its common name is derived from the brilliant crimson fruits that appear in late summer. Its has scaly grey-brown bark and large, ovate to round leaves 4 to 5cm long. These have very shallow lobes and coarse teeth on the margins. In May there are clusters of white flowers that have 10 stamens with pale yellow anthers. The fruits (haws) are fleshy red berries, 12mm in diameter and nearly round.