The King Oak in Haderslev Vesterskov (The Oak of Frederik IX)


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Kongeegen i Haderslev Vesterskov (= Frederik IXs Eg)

Alternative Danish names:
Frederik IXs Eg

English name:
English Oak

Latin name:
Quercus robur subsp. robur

Locality:
Syddanmark, Haderslev Kommune
Haderslev Vesterskov. Frederik IXs Eg.
55.273079N+9.493618E

Google Earth coordinates:
55.273079 9.493618    Guide

Status:
alive

Growth form:
tree, monocormic

Legends:
When hunting in this forest King Frederik IX (1899-1972) was always posted here.

Comments:
Felled in spring 2010.

Value:
Notable within a region

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

Reference:
Anonym 2007
Haderslev Vesterskov og Østerskov
Vandreture i Statsskovene, volume 85, Miljøministeriet. Skov og Naturstyrelsen

Reported by:
Christensen, Knud Ib  (14-12-2009)

Validation:
Well documented  (14-12-2009)

Images:
© Christian Overb   Click    Click