The Togs Oak


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Kludeegen

English name:
English Oak

Latin name:
Quercus robur subsp. robur

Locality:
Sjælland, Roskilde Kommune
Hejede Overdrev i Bistrup Skovene. Kludeegen.
55;33N+11;53E

Google Earth coordinates:
55.55 11.88    Guide

Data:
Height : 8 meter
Girth: 9,5 meter
Diameter: 3,02 meter

Maximum age:
900

Status:
alive

Growth form:
tree, monocormic

Legends:
In former times it was believed that a sick person could be cured by hanging togs or rags on the tree.

Comments:
Figures from 1998. The 4th thickest oak in Denmark.

Value:
Notable within the country

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

Reference:
Holten, N.E. 1998
Kæmpeege i Danmark. En beskrivelse af de 30 tykkeste træer
Dansk Dendrologisk Årsskrift, volume 16, side 25-111, København

Reported by:
Christensen, Knud Ib  (08-01-2008)

Validation:
Well documented  (08-01-2008)

Images:
© N.E. Holten 1998   Click