Eve


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Eva

English name:
English Oak

Latin name:
Quercus robur subsp. robur

Locality:
Sjælland, Guldborgsund Kommune
Garretvej, ca. 520 m ad Korselitzevej fra Grønsundsvej (Karleby-Sdr. Kirkeby). Adam og Eva.
54;46.604N+12;00.940E

Google Earth coordinates:
54.77673 12.01567    Guide

Maximum age:
410

Minimum age:
400

Status:
alive

Growth form:
tree, polycormic

Legends:
Adam og Eva were probably planted in the 1590s by a couple in love, but they were named some 175 years later by Johan Frederik Classen (1725-1792). Classen bought Corselitze in 1766 and some years later he build the current Corselize.

Comments:
Figures from 1995.

Value:
Notable within a region

Web page:
http://www.corselitze.dk/

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

Reported by:
Christensen, Knud Ib  (15-03-2008)

Validation:
Well documented  (15-03-2008)