Pterocarya fraxinifolia at Victoria Park

Pterocarya fraxinifolia 0

Pterocarya fraxinifolia
March 2015

Pterocarya fraxinifolia 1

Pterocarya fraxinifolia
mid May 2015

Pterocarya fraxinifolia 2

Pterocarya fraxinifolia
mid September 2015

Pterocarya fraxinifolia 3

Pterocarya fraxinifolia
late October 2015

Grid reference ST 15408 76842
Common name Caucasian wingnut
Origin Caucasus
Deciduous Yes
Status Glamorgan Champion 2004
Height 21M March 2015
Girth Multi-stem
Reference 145

This tree can be found west of the playground close to the boundary railings. The park entrance opposite Redcliffe Avenue can be seen in the background.

Pterocarya fraxinifolia bark

Pterocarya fraxinifolia bark
March 2015

Pterocarya fraxinifolia foliage

Pterocarya fraxinifolia foliage
mid May 2015

General tree description

In its native habitat this tree reaches heights of 25 to 30 metres. It has a rounded form with widely spreading branches, pinnate leaves 20 to 40cm long and green catkins produced in June/July. The fruits are nuts with semi circular wings 2cm across in total and borne on long chains.