Old Apple Tree - Nordborg, Denmark
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DieCacherGirls
N 55° 03.608 E 009° 44.983
32U E 547886 N 6101739
Quick Description: Located at Nordborg castle near the lake this apple tree is probably the oldest fruit tree on the island of Als dated back to 1734.
Location: Denmark
Date Posted: 3/6/2014 7:17:48 AM
Waymark Code: WMK9T4
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Dorcadion Team
Views: 10

Long Description:
Near the castle there are hornbeams from the 17th century and lime trees dated back to 1734 as well as the apple tree. There is an info board with texts in english, german and danish (see photo). The castle building is used as a school today and the parc surrounding the castle is open to the public without any fee. Once a year there is also a famous open air music festival in Nordborg.
Genus/Species: Apple tree

Height: 6

Girth: 0

Method of obtaining height: Sighting along a 45 degree angle

Method of obtaining girth: Arm reaching

Location type: Park

Age: 280

Historical significance:
Oldest fruit tree on the island.

Parking coordinates: N 55° 03.467 E 009° 44.916

Walk time: 5

Planter: Not listed

Website reference: Not listed

Photograpy coordinates: Not Listed

Visit Instructions:
A closeup picture of your GPS receiver in your hand, with the tree in the background, is required. If the tree is on private property, this closeup photograph with the tree in the background may be taken from the nearest public vantage point without actually going to the tree.
The required photograph does not need to show the entire tree, but the individual tree must be recognizable.
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