|Grid reference||ST 19866 77892|
|Common name||Sycamore 'Brilliantissimum'|
|Status||Glamorgan Champion 2013|
|Height||9M July 2015|
|Girth||109cm July 2015|
This tree is located on the Waterloo Road boundary, close to the north west entrance.
General tree description
Acer pseudoplatanus 'Brilliantissimum'is a small tree with a dense, rounded crown, and can ultimately reach 15 metres in height. It is noted for its spring foliage, with bright pink leaves and greenish yellow flowers. The leaves are small and sharp-lobed. They fade to yellow-green and finally dark green mottled with cream by late summer. Winged red fruits are produced in autumn.