Nothofagus obliqua at Roath Park Pleasure Garden

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Nothofagus obliqua
February 2015

Nothofagus obliqua 1

Nothofagus obliqua
mid May 2015

Nothofagus obliqua 2

Nothofagus obliqua
early November 2015

Grid reference ST 18670 78629
Common name Roble beech
Origin South Andes
Deciduous Yes
Status Glamorgan Champion 2015
Height 23M February 2015
Girth 155cm February 2015
Reference 96

This tree is on the west side of brook and a little north of bridge.

Nothofagus obliqua bark

Nothofagus obliqua bark
June 2015

Nothofagus obliqua leaf

Nothofagus obliqua leaf
mid May 2015

Nothofagus obliqua fruit

Nothofagus obliqua fruits
mid July 2019

General tree description

Nothofagus obliqua ia a tall, narrow tree that can reach a height of 30 metres. Its bark is grey-brown, with a rough plate texture. The leaves are dark matt green, broadly ovate or oblong, 5 to 8cm long, with 6 to 11 pairs of sunken veins and serrated margins. They turn crimson and yellow in autumn. There are separate male and female flowers, both small and inconspicuous, surrounded by green coloured bracts.