The Oaks of the Groom


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Brudgomsegene

English name:
English Oak

Latin name:
Quercus robur subsp. robur

Locality:
Syddanmark, Sønderborg Kommune
Als Nørreskov, Havrekobbel, N for Nørreskovvej, nær P-pladsen ved Havrekobbelhus. Brudgomseegene.
55;00.607N+9;56.291E  (position verified 01-12-2008)

Google Earth coordinates:
55.01012 9.93818    Guide

Status:
alive

Growth form:
tree, monocormic

Legends:
In 1697, the Duke August of Nordborg demanded that young peasants before marriage should plant some trees, and in 1737, the dutchies of Slesvig-Holsted demanded that they should plant 10 oaks or 15 beeches (10-15 years old).

Value:
Notable within the country

Web page:
http://www.skovognatur.dk/Udgivelser/Vandretursfoldere/atilaa/NrAls.htm

Reference:
Anonym 2008
Friluftskortet
http://www.friluftskort.dk/, Skov- og Naturstyrelsen

Reported by:
Christensen, Knud Ib  (01-12-2008)

Validation:
Well documented  (01-12-2008)