The Viking Oak (= The Boller Oak)


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Vikingeegen (= Bolleregen)

Alternative Danish names:
Bolleregen, Christian IVs Eg

English name:
English Oak

Latin name:
Quercus robur subsp. robur

Locality:
Midtjylland, Horsens Kommune
Boller Slot. Bolleregen.
55;50.313N+09;53.785E  (position verified 17-06-2010)

Google Earth coordinates:
55.83855 9.89642    Guide

Data:
Girth: 8 meter
Diameter: 2,55 meter

Maximum age:
670

Minimum age:
505

Status:
alive

Growth form:
tree, monocormic

Comments:
Figures from 1995. Age based on Holten, Dansk Dendrol. Årsskr. 26: Fig.1 (1998). Known generally as Bolleregen.

Value:
Notable within the country

Web page:
http://www.skovognatur.dk/Nyheder/2005/BeroemteTraeer.htm

Reference:
Qvistorff, H.V. 1995
Berømte danske træer. 66 træer og deres historie, side 96pp, Danmarks Radios Forlag. København

Reported by:
Christensen, Knud Ib  (08-03-2008)

Validation:
Well documented  (08-03-2008)

Images:
© Axel Schovelin - N.E. Holten 1998   Click    Click