|Grid reference||ST 15509 76716|
|Common name||Whitebeam 'Majestica'|
|Alternative name||Sorbus aria 'Decaisneana'|
|Status||Wales Champion 2013|
|Height||11M March 2015|
|Girth||163cm March 2015|
This tree is beside the south east entrance on the Cowbridge Road railings, between the two brick buildings.
General tree description
Sorbus aria 'Majestica' is a cultivar of the Common whitebeam, Sorbus aria. It has larger leaves and fruit, but in other respects does not differ from the species. It grows to around 20 metres tall with a narrow dome and smooth, grey bark. The leaves are elliptic, 10 to 15cm long, dark and glossy above, white-woolly beneath, and irregularly toothed or slightly round-lobed. They turn gold and russet in autumn. The flowers are white and the fruits are 1.5 cm long and deep red.