|Grid reference||ST 18500 79215|
|Common name||Snowbell tree|
|Origin||Japan and Korea|
|Height||5M May 2015|
|Girth||97cm May 2015|
This tree is to be found on the west side of the footpath leading north towards the Promenade from the northern-most footbridge.
General tree description
Styrax japonicus grows to 6 to 10 metres in height and has a spreading form. It has ovate or narrowly oblong leaves, 2 to 8 cm long and arranged in threes. White, bell-shaped flowers on long slender stalks appear in June.
This tree is not common and is described in the Tree Register Handbook (2011) as "very occasional", where occasional is defined as "individuals in many large gardens or towns but more generally absent".