The Old Chestnut


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Den Gamle Kastanie

English name:
Spanish Chestnut

Latin name:
Castanea sativa  

Locality:
Syddanmark, Langeland Kommune
Brogade 15, Rudkøbing Apotekerhave. Den Gamle Kastanie.
54;56.19N+10;42.43E

Google Earth coordinates:
54.9365 10.7072    Guide

Data:
Girth: 5,51 meter
Diameter: 1,75 meter

Maximum age:
290

Status:
alive

Growth form:
tree, monocormic

Legends:
Probably planted at the inauguration of Apotekerhaven and the oldest Chestnut in Denmark

Comments:
Figures from 1995.

Value:
Notable within the country

Web page:
http://www.rudkoebing.apoteket.dk/brochure%20haven.htm

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)