Ancient Oak, Newstead Wood

Ancient Oak, Newstead Wood

Observation - Ancient Oak, Newstead Wood. Description: Ancient Oak Tree observed in Newstead Woods, Orpington. Using the method suggested on www.stuffynwood.com of girth divided by 1.25cm, this tree is approx. 254 years old. I observed green algae and moss at the base; Ivy was also present. There was also

Ancient Oak Tree observed in Newstead Woods, Orpington. Using the method suggested on www.stuffynwood.com of girth divided by 1.25cm, this tree is approx. 254 years old. I observed green algae and moss at the base; Ivy was also present. There was also grey/green floriose lichen and grey crustose lichen. Deadwood was present on the ground but not in crow. The height of the tree was approximately 18m.