Past trees

The following notable trees were formerly in one of Cardiff's parks but have died or been removed.

This table can be sorted by Name, Common name or Place by clicking in the column heading. It is initially sorted by Name.

Name Common Name Origin Status Location   OS Grid Tag Place Event Waypoint
Acer japonicum 'Aconitifolium' Fernleaf fullmoon maple Japan Rare Camellia Garden, east ST 17628 76944 3114‡ Bute Park   393
Acer tataricum Tartar maple SE Europe, SW Asia Rather rare Maple Lawn, centre ST 17526 77313 3027‡ Bute Park   401
Alnus incana 'Aurea' Golden grey alder Europe, Caucasus Mountains Wales Champion 2015 Alder group, north ST 17610 77097 2476 Bute Park 19 364
Alnus rhombifolia White alder West North America GB Champion 2013 Alder group, south ST 17618 77066 2466‡ Bute Park 485 389
Araucaria araucana Monkey puzzle tree South America     ST 17786 76995   Bute Park   842
Betula 'Fetisowii' Central Asian hybrid birch Central Asia GB Champion 2015 Blackfriars, north west ST 17769 76749 2118 Bute Park   337
Crataegus laevigata 'Masekii' #2 Midland hawthorn 'Masekii' North West & Central Europe Rare Wales Champion 2016 Hawthorn group, north ST 17585 77398 2724 Bute Park   436
Crataegus monogyna Common hawthorn Europe   Hawthorn group, far north ST 17561 77464 2705?‡ Bute Park   523
Crataegus persimilis 'Prunifolia' #2 Cherry leaved hawthorn East North America Wales Champion 2017 Old Mans Wood, north ST 17759 76926 1989 Bute Park   531
Crataegus tanacetifolia Tansy-leaved hawthorn South West Asia Rather rare GB Champion 2013 Hawthorn group, north ST 17599 77420 2718 Bute Park 142 388
Crataegus persimilis 'Prunifolia' #1 Cherry leaved hawthorn East North America Wales Champion 2013 Hawthorn group, mid ST 17598 77371 2746 Bute Park   468
Crataegus x sinaica Azarola thorn Middle East GB Champion 2013 Hawthorn group, mid ST 17614 77397 2741 Bute Park 155 387
Prunus 'Yedo Zakura' Cherry 'Yedo Zakura' Garden origin GB Champion 2017 Cherry group, mid ST 17698 77121 2535‡ Bute Park   498
Pyrus nivalis Snow pear Southern Europe Wales Champion 2013 Sorbus group ST 17679 77243 2618 Bute Park   354
Crataegus monogyna 'Stricta' Fastigiate thorn Europe, N. Africa, W. Asia Glamorgan Champion 2016 Hawthorn group, mid ST 17591 77389 2732 Bute Park 153 448
Crataegus phaenopyrum Washington thorn South east USA Wales Champion 2016 Hawthorn group, north ST 17596 77403 2725 Bute Park 252 446
Prunus campanulata Bell-flowered cherry Japan GB Champion 2013 Alder group, north ST 17615 77097 2488 Bute Park   363
Prunus sargentii Sargent's cherry Japan & Korea   Cherry group, south ST 17671 77070 2440‡ Bute Park   534
Crataegus laevigata 'Rosea' Midland hawthorn 'Rosea' North West & Central Europe Wales Champion 2016 Hawthorn group, north ST 17586 77390 2736 Bute Park 151 610
Juglans cinerea Butternut East North America Rather rare Wales Champion 2013 Coopers Field, north east of Blackfriars ST 17803 76777 2009 Bute Park   346
Crataegus x lavallei 'Carrierei' #2 Hybrid cockspur thorn Garden origin Wales Champion 2016 Hawthorn group, north ST 17581 77419 2717 Bute Park   486
Alnus hirsuta Manchurian alder North east Asia & Japan Rare Alder group, west ST 17620 77042 2457 Bute Park 478 489
Aesculus x carnea 'Plantierensis' Plantieres chestnut Garden origin   Castle Mews Woodland ST 17974 76726 1694 Bute Park   452
Tilia 'Harold Hillier' Harold Hillier hybrid lime Garden origin Wales Champion 2020 Fairoak Road entrance, near Nonconformist chapel ST 18243 78595 M Cathays Cemetery   595
Prunus 'Shirofugen' #1 Cherry 'Shirofugen' Garden origin Glamorgan Champion 2021 Towards the south end, at path junction ST 18138 78523 T Cathays Cemetery   710
Prunus leveilleana Korean hill cherry Korea, Japan and China GB Champion 2013
Felled Autumn 2015
North of the paddling pool ST 15466 76898   Victoria Park   133
Sorbus aria 'Majestica' Whitebeam 'Majestica' Europe Wales Champion 2013 Beside south east entrance. ST 15509 76716   Victoria Park   146
Magnolia stellata Star magnolia Japan Wales Champion 2013
Removed winter 2015/16
West border of Rose Garden ST 18480 79085   Roath Park Botanic Gdn   194
Magnolia virginiana Swamps bay Eastern USA Rare Wales Champion 2013 West of the Rose Garden ST 18480 79092   Roath Park Botanic Gdn   410
Osmanthus yunnanensis Giant osmanthus Central China Wales Champion 2013 West of brook, near north bridge ST 18516 79210   Roath Park Botanic Gdn   207
Ptelea trifoliata Hop tree East North America Rare Wales Champion 2013
Removed February 2016
East border of Rose Garden ST 18525 79092   Roath Park Botanic Gdn   195
Pinus densiflora 'Umbraculifera' Dwarf red pine Garden origin GB Champion 2013 Enclosure at north east end ST 18601 79143 14 Roath Park Botanic Gdn   071
Quercus frainetto Hungarian Oak South east Europe   East of brook. ST 18576 79034   Roath Park Botanic Gdn   287
Zanthoxylum simulans #1 Chinese prickly-ash China & Japan Wales Champion 2013
Died winter 2016/17
West side, south of toilet building ST 18466 79161   Roath Park Botanic Gdn   198
Zanthoxylum simulans #2 Chinese prickly-ash China & Japan   West side, south of toilet building ST 18467 79165   Roath Park Botanic Gdn   520
Styphnolobium japonicum Pagoda tree North China Pettigrew 1894 planting[4] 35 metres north of SW entrance ST 18478 78999   Roath Park Botanic Gdn   408
Magnolia denudata Yulan China Rare Wales Champion 2017 West border of Rose Garden ST 18476 79080   Roath Park Botanic Gdn   504
Picea mariana Black spruce North America Rather rare Glamorgan Champion 2013 South east end, beside railings ST 18610 78972   Roath Park Botanic Gdn   416
Pinus pinea Stone pine Mediterranean   W bank of brook, N of conservatory ST 18562 79085   Roath Park Botanic Gdn   421
Diospyros kaki Japanese persimmon China Very rare Wales Champion 2013 West side of Acer Lawn ST 18481 79197   Roath Park Botanic Gdn   008
Ulmus 'Sapporo Autumn Gold' Sapporo elm Garden origin Wales Champion 2013 North of the conservatory Info ST 18537 79017 3 Roath Park Botanic Gdn   077
+Laburnocytisus adamii Adam's laburnum Garden origin Rare New Rest Garden ST 18466 79140   Roath Park Botanic Gdn   582
Crataegus tanacetifolia Tansy-leaved hawthorn South West Asia Rather rare N of conservatory, E edge of Rose Garden ST 18523 79032   Roath Park Botanic Gdn   459
Abies cephalonica Grecian fir South Greece mountains Rather rare Glamorgan Champion 2013 Upper park, north of summer house ST 17761 84460   Parc Cefn Onn   241
Abies veitchii #1 Veitch's fir Central Japan Rather rare Glamorgan Champion 2013
Removed February 2016
Lower park, north, by east path ST 17860 84048   Parc Cefn Onn   205
Abies veitchii #2 Veitch's fir Central Japan Rather rare Glamorgan Champion 2013 Lower park, south, by east path ST 17850 83949   Parc Cefn Onn   529
Ficus carica Common fig SW Asia & E Mediterranean Wales Champion 2013 South east corner, near gate ST 15586 77982   Bishops Palace   052
Acer griseum Paperbark maple Eastern Asia Felled February 2017 - flood relief scheme Beside footbridge in centre of the gardens ST 19922 77865   Waterloo Gardens   244
Populus nigra 'Italica' Lombardy poplar Italy Wales Champion 2015
Felled February 2017 - flood relief scheme.
North east end of Waterloo Gardens ST 20017 77885   Waterloo Gardens   330
Malus 'Profusion'   Garden origin   North east end of Waterloo Gardens ST 20001 77907   Waterloo Gardens   245
Acer cappadocicum subsp. lobelii Lobel's maple South Italy Glamorgan Champion 2013
Died 2017, still standing
60M upstream of the Waterloo Road bridge ST 19790 77956   Roath Mill   160
Catalpa bignonioides 'Aurea' Golden Indian bean tree Garden origin Wales Champion 2015 Alongside Westville Road railings. ST 19664 78024   Roath Mill   251
Zelkova carpinifolia Caucasian elm Caucasus Rather rare Glamorgan Champion 2013
Died 2017
North of brook, appox 30M from road bridge ST 19819 77951   Roath Mill   155
Alnus glutinosa 'Imperialis' Cut leaved alder Europe & N. Africa Wales Champion 2013 Railings, Westville Road ST 19498 78128   Roath Brook   154
Gymnocladus dioica Kentucky coffee tree East & Central USA Wales Champion 2013 Opposite Alma Road ST 19432 78140   Roath Brook   061
Fraxinus excelsior 'Jaspidea' Golden ash Europe & Caucasus Glamorgan Champion 2013 Opposite Cressy Road ST 19440 78172   Roath Brook   070
Toona sinensis Chinese cedar North & West China Rare Wales Champion 2013 Approx opposite Alma Road ST 19403 78155   Roath Brook   060
Prunus leveilleana Korean hill cherry Korea, Japan and China Wales Champion 2013 Near the north east corner ST 19810 18015   Roath Mill   137
Gymnocladus dioica Kentucky coffee tree East & Central USA   East side of brook near old pavilion ST 18780 78620   Roath Park Pleasure Gdn   462
Tilia tomentosa 'Petiolaris' Weeping silver lime Garden origin?   North end beside Ty Draw Road ST 18628 78750   Roath Park Pleasure Gdn   099
Prunus 'Ojochin' Cherry 'Ojochin' Garden origin Rare Wales Champion 2015 Approx 40M from NE gate, near railings ST 19785 78010   Roath Mill   226
Malus hupehensis Hupeh crab China Wales Champion 2015 Upper park, towards entrance ST 16161 77180   Thompson's Park   329
Quercus imbricaria Shingle oak East USA Rather rare Wales Champion 2013 Centre of the garden, LHS of path heading north ST 18401 80590   Roath Park Llandennis Gdns   107
Fraxinus excelsior 'Pendula' Weeping ash Europe Wales Champion 2015 West side of pond ST 17631 79830   Heath Park   209
Prunus avium 'Plena' Double gean Europe & West Asia Wales Champion 2013 Beside wall at Cowbridge Road end ST 17648 76512   Sophia Gardens   190
Prunus x subhirtella 'Autumnalis' Winter cherry Garden origin   Rright of the entrance to the house ST 15021 77725   Insole Court   816