|Grid reference||ST 18678 78668|
|Common name||Cork oak|
|Origin||S. Europe & N. Africa|
|Height||8M October 2015|
|Girth||67cm October 2015|
This tree is on the lawn at the north end of the garden not far from the bridge and the tennis courts.
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.