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PLA Poodří – memorable arboles

The oak in Suchdol upon the Oder 1

Basic information

The memorable English Oak (Quercus robur) grows in the upper part of Suchdol upon the Oder parish at the entrance to the Agrosumak farm near the road leading there. It is 28 m high, approximately 450 years old and its trunk circumference is 487 cm. The tree was declared memorable in the year 2000. Currently, it is in good health except for a few dry branches.

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Matters of interest

The English Oak belongs to slow growing long-lived trees. The Oak os St. Wenceslas near Kladno, also called the Millenium Oak, is regarded as the oldest oak in the Czech Republic, being approximately 700 – 900 years old. The Stelmuže Oak in Lithuania is regarded as being the oldest English Oak in the world. It is believed that it has been growing there for at least 1500 years, some even say 2000 years. The Kongeegen Oak, also known as the King Oak, growing in the Danish Sjælland island should be approximately of same age. The Granit Oak in Bulgaria, believed to be 1700 years old, is regarded as being the third oldest oak in the world.

Kostel v Suchdole n. O.

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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° 39.691', E 17° 55.423'
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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