|Grid reference||ST 18602 78912|
|Common name||Tiger-tail spruce|
|Alternative name||Picea polita|
|Status||Wales Champion 2013|
|Marked on||1947 chart of Pinetum|
|Height||19M April 2015|
|Girth||180cm April 2015|
This tree is near the south east entrance.
General tree description
Picea torano is a medium to large tree that grows to 25 to 28 metres tall. It is broadly conical with dense, spiky foliage. Its bark is brownish grey-purple, scaly and peeling. The leaves are 2cm long needles, green, pointed and with very sharp tips. The cones are 7 to 12cm long and yellowish green when young.