Senescent Oak

Senescent Oak

Observation - Senescent Oak - UK and Ireland. Description: Oak in the middle of a field but in line with a few others, so would originally have been part of a hedge. Now probably on its last legs. Girth 4m, retrenchment of canopy with considerable amount of deadwood. Age about 240 years i.e. planted c.1770 (Fores

Oak in the middle of a field but in line with a few others, so would originally have been part of a hedge. Now probably on its last legs. Girth 4m, retrenchment of canopy with considerable amount of deadwood. Age about 240 years i.e. planted c.1770 (Forestry commission table)