The Savings Bank Oak in Jægersborg Deer Park


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Sparekasseegen i Jægersborg Dyrehave

Alternative Danish names:
Spareegen i Jægersborg Dyrehave

English name:
English Oak

Latin name:
Quercus robur subsp. robur

Locality:
Hovedstaden, Lyngby-Taarbæk Kommune
Jægersborg Dyrehave. Spareegen.
55;47N+12;34E

Google Earth coordinates:
55.78 12.57    Guide

Status:
dead

Growth form:
tree, monocormic

Legends:
In a 1953 competion by the childrens magasin Sparegrisen, this oak was the winner candidate illustrating the logo of the Savings Bank in Dennmark, i.e., a broad-crowned oak. The oak was found by Ole Køster, Jagtvejen School, Copenhagen.

Comments:
Geographic position uncertain.

Value:
Notable within a region

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

Reported by:
Christensen, Knud Ib  (29-05-2008)

Validation:
Well documented  (29-05-2008)