|Grid reference||ST 16161 76966|
|Status||Wales Champion 2017|
|Identified by||RHS Garden Wisley|
|Height||9.5M October 2015|
This tree is west of the main entrance to the lower park, against the railings on the Romilly Road boundary.
The small orange fruits were present in mid January but gone by early February.
General tree description
Photinia davidsoniae is a small to medium sized thorny tree, growing to around 14 metres tall. It has oblanceolate leaves, dark green, leathery and glossy, up to 15cm long and tapering at both ends. In spring or early summer it has numerous white, multi-headed flowers. These are followed by roundish, orange-red fruits.
This tree is not common in Britain and is described in the Tree Register Handbook (2011) as "in a few mild gardens".