The Cooling Beech


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Svalebøgen

English name:
European Beech

Latin name:
Fagus sylvatica subsp. sylvatica

Locality:
Midtjylland, Norddjurs Kommune
Stokkebro, hovedgaden. Svalebøgen.
56;30.408N+10;48.800E  (position verified 13-04-2008)

Google Earth coordinates:
56.50680 10.81333    Guide

Data:
Girth: 12,52 meter
Diameter: 3,98 meter

Status:
alive

Growth form:
tree, polycormic

Legends:
The name Svalebøgen refers to this tree as a shady resting place. Probable a so-called Mouse-Beach, i.e. several seeds germinated from a mouse store.

Comments:
Figures from 1995.

Value:
Notable within the country

Web page:
http://pdfnet.dk/default2.asp?show=1183&foldud=596&tybe=4

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

Reported by:
Christensen, Knud Ib  (18-03-2008)

Validation:
Well documented  (18-03-2008)