|Grid reference||ST 18645 79964|
|Common name||Cork oak|
|Origin||S. Europe & N. Africa|
|Height||11M August 2015|
|Girth||138cm @ 1M August 2015|
This tree is on the east side of the lake, opposite 152 Lake Road East. It is the southerly of the two Cork oaks.
No acorns were observed on this tree in 2017 and 2018.
General tree description
Quercus suber is a medium-sized tree, reaching about 20 metres tall, with a low, wide-spreading shape. It has thick, deeply ridged, corky bark, cream, orange or grey in colour. The leaves are oblong or oval, leathery, 2.5 to 6 cm long, toothed, glossy green above, grey-green and hairy below.