Ancient oaks

Discussion in 'Fagaceae (beeches, oaks, etc.)' started by Acerholic, Sep 4, 2020.

  1. Acerholic

    Acerholic Paragon of Plants Forums Moderator VCBF Cherry Scout Maple Society

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    GreenLarry Active Member 10 Years

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    Interesting, I shall post the link to that on my trees blog
     
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    Michael F Paragon of Plants Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    I wonder how much chance of making the final push to 1,000 it'll have? I fear a losing battle in a rapidly worsening climate.
     
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    AlainK Renowned Contributor Forums Moderator Maple Society 10 Years

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    Talking about oaks, I visited an arboretum yesterday, and there's an old Quercus robur that is younger than those you mentioned, probably "only" over 200 yrs old, but quite spectacular.
    No big crutches to maintain some branches, but a few cables, which you can't see on the photo :

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