The Fairyhill Beech


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Fairyhillbøgen

English name:
European Beech

Latin name:
Fagus sylvatica subsp. sylvatica

Locality:
Hovedstaden, Helsingør Kommune
Fairyhill, Gurreholmvej 6, Nyrup. Fairyhillbøgen.
56;00.30N+12;30.75E

Google Earth coordinates:
56.0050 12.5125    Guide

Data:
Height : 24 meter
Girth: 6,55 meter
Diameter: 2,08 meter

Maximum age:
400

Status:
dead

Growth form:
tree, polycormic

Legends:
Attached by the polypore fungus Meripilus giganteus and died in april 1998.

Comments:
Figures from 1984. Age from 1994.

Value:
Notable within the country

Reference:
Dorte 1998
Midt i løvspinget faldt kæmpe-bøgen. Danmarks tykkeste bøgetræ i Nyrup blev 400 år.
Frederiksborg Amtsavis. 19. maj 1998.

Reported by:
Lund, Hans Erik  (18-05-2010)

Validation:
Well documented  (29-05-2010)

Images:
© Erling Krabbe 1984   Click