The Listener Oak


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Lytteregen

English name:
English Oak

Latin name:
Quercus robur subsp. robur

Locality:
Hovedstaden, Hørsholm Kommune
Rungstedlund. Lytteregen.
55;53.00N+12;32.42E

Google Earth coordinates:
55.8833 12.5403    Guide

Data:
Height : 6 meter

Maximum age:
38

Minimum age:
38

Status:
alive

Growth form:
tree, monocormic

Legends:
Planted by Karen Blixen on the 18.Nov 1957 as a symbol of the joie de vivre that inspired 80000 radio listeners each to donate 1 Danish Krone to the Rungstedlund Foundation.

Comments:
Progeny of Snoegen. Figures from 1996.

Value:
Notable within a region

Web page:
http://www.dofbasen.dk/IBA/lokalitet.php?lokid=157

Reference:
Serup, H. 1996
I Christian Vaupells fodspor - registrering af bemærkelsesværdige danske træer
Dansk Dendrologisk Årsskrift, volume 14, side 38-52, København

Reported by:
Christensen, Knud Ib  (03-01-2008)

Validation:
Well documented  (03-01-2008)