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by Jeroen Philippona
Sat Mar 20, 2010 7:24 pm
Forum: History and Historical Great Trees
Topic: Wiredscience old tree gallery
Replies: 4
Views: 893

Re: Wiredscience old tree gallery

James, I don't think the big Southern live oaks are older than 300 to 400 or at most 500 - 600 years. They have huge crowns wich give a lot of growth energy. I understand they grow rather fast, cbh increase is normally 3 - 4 cm (about 1½ inch) in a year or even more. So a 30 feet girth can be grown ...
by Jeroen Philippona
Sat Mar 20, 2010 7:34 am
Forum: History and Historical Great Trees
Topic: Wiredscience old tree gallery
Replies: 4
Views: 893

Re: Wiredscience old tree gallery

James, About the largest volume of any tree in the Eastern USA you can find information on the ENTS website at the pages of the measurement of the Middleton Oak an the Sag Branch tulip tree, done by Will Blozan, Bob van Pelt and others. Before the loss of two branches the Middleton Oak was the large...
by Jeroen Philippona
Thu Mar 18, 2010 12:15 pm
Forum: Post Here First - Introduce Yourself
Topic: Introduction - Jeroen Philippona
Replies: 2
Views: 594

Introduction - Jeroen Philippona

Very nice, this new BBS system, much better than Gmail! Although I'm not very active for ENTS (being a European with another native language and a very different tree- and forest - surrounding) I am interested a lot and visit the site and mail-system often. Since September 09 I have a Nikon 550 Fore...

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