|Grid reference||ST 19511 78091|
|Common name||Pagoda tree|
|Alternative name||Sophora japonica|
|Status||Glamorgan Champion 2013|
|Height||20M September 2015|
|Girth||215cm September 2015|
This tree is by the railings, approximately opposite Alma Road.
General tree description
Styphnolobium japonicum grows to 15 to 25 metres tall and has a rounded habit. Its leaves are pinnate, 15 to 25 cm long, and comprise 9 to 15 ovate to oval leaflets, which are 3 to 5 cm long. The flowers are creamy white, about 1 cm long and produced in clusters at the ends of branches. They appear in the late summer and autumn.