Great Plane tree of Bursa, Turkey

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Great Plane tree of Bursa, Turkey

Post by Rand » Wed Jun 29, 2016 11:14 am

Stumbled across this tree in Google image search:
plane tree.png
Taken from here: http://www.bookingturkey.com/tour/bursa-tour/

A few other images:

https://www.google.com/search?q=bursa+p ... 24&bih=943

Purported stats:
Platanus orientalis
Age: 600 years
Spread: 35 m (115 ft)
Diameter: 3 m (9.8 ft)


Video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eCmiSeWObbE

Joe

Re: Great Plane tree of Bursa, Turkey

Post by Joe » Wed Jun 29, 2016 2:54 pm

too bad they didn't keep people and soil disturbance farther from the tree- maybe it's tolerant of the disturbance, but I doubt it
Joe

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