|Grid reference||ST 19842 77963|
|Common name||Oriental sweet gum|
|Origin||South west Turkey|
|Status||Wales Champion 2013|
|Height||10.5M March 2015|
|Girth||171cm March 2015|
This tree is on the easterly boundary, slightly north of the brook.
General tree description
Liquidambar orientalis is a large tree in its native (warm) habitat but usually small and bushy in Britain, growing to around 10 metres. It has light brown, square-cracked bark and small, hairless, deeply five-lobed leaves with additional broad teeth on each lobe. In autumn the leaves are richly coloured orange and red.