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PLA Poodří – memorable arboles

The oak near the Oder river

Basic information

The memorable English Oak (Quercus robur) grows between the millrace and the left bank of the Oder river close to the blue tourist trail in Studénka upon the Oder parish. It is 31 meters high, approximately 250 years old with the trunk circumference 477 cm. The tree was declared memorable in the year 1998.

Dub u Odry

Matters of interest

The European Oak is a long-lived tree with a strong trunk and a widespreading crown high up to 40 meters. It can be found mainly in alluvial forests and highlands. It blooms in April and May with inconspicious blossoms. The fruits are called acorns, growing on a 3–7 cm long peduncle. The winter oak is an exception in this species and has acorns without peduncles. Acorns are used in gaming to feed animals. Roasted acorns were used as coffee substitute in the past. Flour and bread was made from acorns in periods of hunger as well. The acorn coffee can be bought in organic food stores, it has high amount of tanstuffs and is coffein-free.

Dub a řeka Odra

Řeka Odra

Useful information

Contact information

AOPK ČR, SCHKO Poodří a KS Ostrava Trocnovská 2 702 00 Ostrava Telephone: + 420 596 133 673–4 http://www.poodri.ochranaprirody.cz

GPS position

N 49° 42.242', E 18° 4.173'
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Contact

AOPK ČR, SCHKO Poodří a KS Ostrava
Trocnovská 2, 702 00 Ostrava
Tel.:+ 420 596 133 673-4
http://www.poodri.ochranaprirody.cz