The Theater Oak (= The Oak of Ulvedalen)


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Teateregen (= Ulvedalsegen)

Alternative Danish names:
Ulvedalsegen

English name:
English Oak

Latin name:
Quercus robur subsp. robur

Locality:
Hovedstaden, Lyngby-Taarbæk Kommune
Jægersborg Dyrehave. Ulvedalsegen.
55;46.838N+12;33.774E  (position verified 16-05-2008)

Google Earth coordinates:
55.78063 12.56290    Guide

Data:
Height : 15 meter
Girth: 9,3 meter
Diameter: 2,96 meter

Maximum age:
800

Status:
unknown

Growth form:
tree, monocormic

Legends:
Teateregen functioned as a splendid decoration for the outdoor theater 1910-1949, e.g., for plays by Oehlenschläger and Drachmann.

Comments:
Figures from 1973. Generally known as Ulvedalsegen.

Value:
Notable within the country

Web page:
http://www.skovognatur.dk/Udgivelser/Vandretursfoldere/atilaa/Jaegersborg.htm

Reference:
Nielsen, P.C. & Frederiksen, I. 1973
Kæmpeege og tjørneskov i Jægersborg Dyrehave
Dansk Dendrologisk Årsskrift, volume 3(3), side 296-312, København

Reported by:
Christensen, Knud Ib  (06-03-2008)

Validation:
Well documented  (06-03-2008)

Images:
© Leif Bolding 2008 - Knud Ib Christensen 2008   Click    Click