Barnmead's picture

Veteran Beech

Observed: 18th January 2010 By: Barnmead
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
Barnmead’s reputation in PlantsBarnmead’s reputation in PlantsBarnmead’s reputation in Plants
Veteran trees 2 031
Veteran trees 2 032
Veteran trees 2 033
Veteran trees 2 034
Veteran trees 2 030
Description:

Magnificent large tree, its smooth grey bark reminds me of an elephant. Girth 3.71m, height approx. 20m, water pools, decay holes, dead wood in canopy, crevices, fungal fruiting bodies, damage to trunk, old look and aesthetic quality. Age estimated approx. 190 years i.e. planted c.1820

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Beech (Fagus sylvatica) interacts