The Hjortekilde Oak


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Hjortekildeegen

English name:
English Oak

Latin name:
Quercus robur subsp. robur

Locality:
Hovedstaden, Lyngby-Taarbæk Kommune
Jægersborg Dyrehave, vest for Ulvedalsvej. Hjortekildeegen.
55;46.700N+12;33.946E  (position verified 24-11-2008)

Google Earth coordinates:
55.77833 12.56577    Guide

Data:
Girth: 5,35 meter
Diameter: 1,7 meter

Maximum age:
350

Minimum age:
240

Status:
alive

Growth form:
tree, monocormic

Legends:
In ca. 3 m height, the trunk divides into 3 branches, the crown is somewhat asymmetric.

Comments:
Figures from 1861, age based on Fig. 1, Holten 1998, Dansk Dendrol. Årsskr. 26.

Value:
Notable within a region

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

Reference:
Vaupell, C. 1863
De Danske Skove, side 309pp, P.G. Philipsen Forlag. København.

Reported by:
Christensen, Knud Ib  (21-11-2008)

Validation:
Well documented  (24-11-2008)

Images:
© Knud Ib Christensen 2008   Click    Click