The Thaersminde Oak


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Thaersmindeegen

English name:
English Oak

Latin name:
Quercus robur subsp. robur

Locality:
Syddanmark, Svendborg Kommune
Tåsinge, ca. 1.3 km SØ for Bregninge, ca. 2.4 km SV for Valdemars Slot. Udkanten af en vildtremise. Thaersmindeegen.
55;00.728N+10;37.202E

Google Earth coordinates:
55.01213 10.62003    Guide

Data:
Height : 20 meter
Girth: 7,5 meter
Diameter: 2,39 meter

Maximum age:
450

Status:
alive

Growth form:
tree, monocormic

Legends:
Originally Thaersmindeegen stood in the garden of the farm Thaersminde. The farm is now demolished.

Comments:
Figures from 1998.

Value:
Notable within the country

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  (09-01-2008)

Validation:
Well documented  (09-01-2008)

Images:
© N.E. Holten 1998   Click