The Love Beech


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Kærlighedsbøgen

English name:
European Beech

Latin name:
Fagus sylvatica subsp. sylvatica

Locality:
Sjælland, Næstved Kommune
Saltø Skov, sydlige del, ca. 400 m N for vej 265 (Karrebækvej). Kærlighedsbøgen.
55;12.571N+11;40.100E

Google Earth coordinates:
55.20952 11.66833    Guide

Status:
alive

Growth form:
tree, polycormic

Legends:
Numerous loving couples have carved their names or initials in the bark.

Comments:
The tree consists of 10 trunks.

Value:
Notable within a region

Web page:
http://www.landsbyhistorier.dk/by/saltoe.asp

Reference:
Larsen, C. 2008
Saltø Skov
http://www.landsbyhistorier.dk/by/saltoe.asp

Reported by:
Christensen, Knud Ib  (23-11-2008)

Validation:
Well documented  (23-11-2008)