|Grid reference||ST 15598 77020|
|Common name||Fireberry hawthorn|
|Common name||Goldenberry hawthorn|
|Origin||E. North America|
|Status||Wales Champion 2013|
|Height||8M March 2015|
|Girth||68cm March 2015|
This tree is inside the north east entrance to the left of the path as one enters the park.
The following table gives the approximate physical measurements of examined haws together with the number of pips found within them.
|Diameter mm||Length mm||No. of pips|
Measurements were taken in late October 2017. Haws were almost spherical.
General tree description
Crataegus chrysocarpa is a small tree that can grow to about 6 metres in height. Its common name is derived from the brilliant crimson fruits that appear in late summer. Its has scaly grey-brown bark and large, ovate to round leaves 4 to 5cm long. These have very shallow lobes and coarse teeth on the margins. In May there are clusters of white flowers that have 10 stamens with pale yellow anthers. The fruits (haws) are fleshy red berries, 12mm in diameter and nearly round.