The Purple Beech at Randersvej


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Blodbøgen på Randersvej

English name:
Purple Beech

Latin name:
Fagus sylvatica subsp. sylvatica f. purpurea

Locality:
Midtjylland, Århus Kommune
Århus, Randersvej. Blodbøgen på Randersvej.
56;10.718N+10;12.018N  (position verified 19-06-2010)

Google Earth coordinates:
56.17863 10.2003    Guide

Maximum age:
112

Status:
dead

Growth form:
tree, monocormic

Legends:
Planted in 1898 by gardener Jens Lassen Faurschou to commemorate general Rye and the riders' fencing on May the 31st, 1849

Comments:
Age of the tree when felled in 2010.

Value:
Notable within a region

Web page:
http://da.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blodbøgen_på_Randersvej

Reference:
Lund, H.E. 2010
Blodbøgen på Randersvej.
Personlig indrapportering.

Reported by:
Lund, Hans Erik  (19-06-2010)

Validation:
Well documented  (30-10-2010)