Veteran Horse Chestnut

Veteran Horse Chestnut

Observation - Veteran Horse Chestnut. Description: Very large tree on the edge of a copse, girth 3.7m, height 25m approx., layering of large lower branches, trunk with cavities, hollowing and crevices, water pools, bark loss, dead wood in canopy and old look. Age estimated as about 197 years, i.e. planted

Very large tree on the edge of a copse, girth 3.7m, height 25m approx., layering of large lower branches, trunk with cavities, hollowing and crevices, water pools, bark loss, dead wood in canopy and old look. Age estimated as about 197 years, i.e. planted c.1814 (Forestry Commission table)