The largest tree in Denmark (= The Oak of Valdemar)


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Valdemarsegen - Corselitze

Alternative Danish names:
Valdemarsegen (Danmarks største træ?)

English name:
English Oak

Latin name:
Quercus robur subsp. robur

Locality:
Sjælland, Guldborgsund Kommune
Ca. 2 km fra Sønder Kirkeby mod Karleby, Corselitze Skovdistrikt. Skovbryn. Valdemarsegen.
54;46,569N+12;00,220E  (position verified 27-06-2017)

Google Earth coordinates:
54.77615 12.00367    Guide

Data:
Height : 25,4 meter
Girth: 9,35 meter
Diameter: 2,98 meter

Maximum age:
550

Status:
alive

Growth form:
tree, monocormic

Legends:
Valdemarsegen contains 100 cubic meters of wood.

Comments:
Figures from 1990. The largest oak - and tree in general - in Denmark.

Value:
Notable within the country

Web page:
http://skovfogeden.dk/rekord/liste.htm

Reference:
Andersen, T. 1999
Træernes rekordliste
http://skovfogeden.dk/rekord/liste.htm

Reported by:
Christensen, Knud Ib  (29-02-2008)

Validation:
Well documented  (29-02-2008)

Images:
© N.E. Holten 1998   Click