Trees at Victoria Park

Victoria Park currently has the following notable trees, including one Great Britain champion and nine Wales champions. Champion trees are exceptional for their height, trunk diameter, age or overall size. The trees are arranged here alphabetically by botanical name. The table can be sorted on either botanical name or common name by clicking on the Name or Common Name heading.

Name Common Name Origin Status Location   OS Grid Tag Place Event
Acer pseudoplatanus Purpureum Group Purple sycamore Garden origin Glamorgan Champion 2013 By south east gate ST 15539 76704   Victoria Park  
Aesculus hippocastanum 'Baumannii' Baumann's horse chestnut Albania and Greece Wales Champion 2015 Just south of the bandstand ST 15505 76940   Victoria Park  
Aesculus hippocastanum Horse chestnut Albania and Greece   Path junction north of Ranger's Office ST 15450 76933   Victoria Park  
Aesculus x carnea 'Briotii' Red horse chestnut Garden origin   Immediately north of bandstand ST 15523 76958   Victoria Park  
Carpinus betulus† Hornbeam Europe, Asia Minor   southern edge playing field ST 15465 76986   Victoria Park  
Cedrus libani Cedar of Lebanon Asia Minor and Syria   North side of paddling pool ST 15469 76862   Victoria Park  
Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Alumii' Scarab cypress   Wales Champion 2013 West of the bandstand ST 15447 76921   Victoria Park  
Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Naberi' Lawson's cypress 'Naberi'   Rare Wales Champion 2013 South of the children's playground ST 15472 76783   Victoria Park  
Crataegus chrysocarpa Fireberry hawthorn East North America Rare Wales Champion 2013 North east entrance ST 15598 77020   Victoria Park  
Euonymus grandiflorus Spindle tree Himalaya and West China GB Champion 2013 West of playground ST 15430 76785   Victoria Park  
Juglans nigra Black walnut East North America Wales Champion 2013 South west edge of playground ST 15451 76796   Victoria Park  
Liriodendron tulipifera Tulip tree East North America   East of the bandstand ST 15530 76953   Victoria Park  
Malus hupehensis Hupeh crab China   West of the playground ST 15424 76804   Victoria Park  
Pinus contorta var. latifolia Lodgepole pine West North America Glamorgan Champion 2015 Opposite the entrance to yard ST 15540 77018   Victoria Park  
Populus nigra 'Italica' Lombardy poplar Italy Wales Champion 2013 Near north west entrance ST 15347 77037   Victoria Park  
Prunus 'Tai Haku' Great white cherry Garden origin Glamorgan Champion 2015 North of the paddling pool ST 15476 76899   Victoria Park  
Prunus 'Ukon' Cherry 'Ukon' Garden origin Wales Champion 2015 Near north west gate ST 15374 77043   Victoria Park  
Pterocarya fraxinifolia Caucasian wingnut Caucasus Glamorgan Champion 2004 West of the playground ST 15408 76842   Victoria Park  
Sorbus aria 'Majestica' Whitebeam 'Majestica' Europe Wales Champion 2013 Beside south east entrance. Dead? ST 15509 76716   Victoria Park  
Tilia americana American lime East North America Glamorgan Champion 2013 West railings north of Bernard Ave ST 15383 76926   Victoria Park  
Tilia tomentosa 'Petiolaris' Weeping silver lime Garden origin?   At the entrance to the yard ST 15562 77029   Victoria Park  
X Cuprocyparis leylandii 'Haggerston Grey' Haggerston Grey Leyland cypress Garden origin   Southern edge, towards the west ST 15474 76740   Victoria Park  

The history of Victoria Park