|Grid reference||ST 19526 78093|
|Common name||Swedish whitebeam|
|Origin||North West Europe|
|Status||Glamorgan Champion 2013|
|Height||11M 1990 (John White)|
|Height||12M February 2015|
|Girth||145cm 1990 (John White)|
|Girth||197cm February 2015|
This tree is north of the path, approximately half way between the foot bridge and the Blenheim Road bridge, about 65M east of the foot bridge.
General tree description
Sorbus intermedia can grow to 20 metres tall with a dome-shaped spreading crown. It has smooth grey bark. The leaves are ovate, green above, and pale grey-white beneath with a woolly texture. They are 7 to 12 cm long and 5 to 7 cm broad, with four to seven oval lobes on each side and serrated edges. The flowers are creamy-white and appear in late spring. They are followed by oval orange-red fruits that mature in mid autumn.