The Savings Oak (= The Savings Bank Oak)


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Spareegen (= Sparekasseegen)

Alternative Danish names:
Sparekasseegen

English name:
English Oak

Latin name:
Quercus robur subsp. robur

Locality:
Sjælland, Slagelse Kommune
Holsteinborg Kirkegård. Sparekasseegen.
55;13.205N+11;28.262E

Google Earth coordinates:
55.22008 11.47103    Guide

Data:
Girth: 6,3 meter
Diameter: 2 meter

Maximum age:
400

Status:
alive

Growth form:
tree, monocormic

Legends:
Landowner and prime minister Holstein founded in 1810 the first savings bank in Denmark intended for the savings of his staff.

Comments:
Figures from 1995.

Value:
Notable within the country

Reference:
Qvistorff, H.V. 1995
Berømte danske træer. 66 træer og deres historie, side 96pp, Danmarks Radios Forlag. København

Reported by:
Christensen, Knud Ib  (12-03-2008)

Validation:
Well documented  (12-03-2008)