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Monumental trees in the Botanischer Garten Bonn in Bonn

Here 48 trees are described in the Botanischer Garten Bonn in Bonn.

This botanic garden have more than 9000 species of plant, whose 700 specimen of trees.

The history of the place began around 1578, but from this period there is nothing left.

It was until 2007 two old beech tree (250 years),the 'Clemens August beech', but the mushrooms and the wind killed em.

The inventory trees of the area from the botanic garden (I don't know the year of the measure) :

http://www.botgart.uni-bonn.de/o_frei/gehoelz.html

The historic of the place :

http://www.botgart.uni-bonn.de/o_inter/engl02.html

The trees

Location 1:

Specimen Girth Height
Northern red oak (Quercus rubra) "8802" 4.15 m @ 1.50 m 28.80 m
Giant sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum) "19454" 4.12 m @ 1.30 m 33.20 m
Bald cypress (Taxodium distichum) "8809" 3.91 m @ 1.30 m 28.50 m
Caucasian zelkova (Zelkova carpinifolia) "4868" 3.90 m @ 50 cm 23.40 m
Giant sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum) "8824" 3.77 m @ 1.50 m 24.80 m
Bald cypress (Taxodium distichum) "8808" 3.72 m @ 1.50 m 23.80 m
Black pine (Pinus nigra) "8825", subsp. nigra 3.69 m @ 1.30 m 25.50 m
Coast redwood (Sequoia sempervirens) "4863" 3.66 m @ 1.30 m 32.20 m
Turkey oak (Quercus cerris) "19405" 3.52 m @ 1.30 m 31.00 m
Giant sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum) "8810" 3.39 m @ 1.50 m 26.00 m
Black locust (Robinia pseudoacacia) "19458", subsp. monophylla 3.14 m @ 1.30 m 24.50 m
Northern red oak (Quercus rubra) "8817" 3.04 m @ 1.50 m ?
Norway maple (Acer platanoides) "8798" 2.94 m @ 1.50 m 25.80 m
Persian ironwood tree (Parrotia persica) "4866" 2.93 m @ 50 cm 22.20 m
European beech (Fagus sylvatica) "8801" 2.91 m @ 1.50 m 24.80 m
Northern red oak (Quercus rubra) "8815" 2.86 m @ 1.50 m ?
Pagoda tree (Styphnolobium japonicum) "8820" 2.82 m @ 1.30 m~ 19.00 m
Pagoda tree (Styphnolobium japonicum) "8805" 2.81 m @ 1.00 m 18.80 m
Northern red oak (Quercus rubra) "8816" 2.76 m @ 1.50 m ?
Tulip tree (Liriodendron tulipifera) "8796" 2.75 m @ 1.00 m 23.80 m
California torreya (Torreya californica) "4867" 2.63 m @ 1.30 m 24.50 m
European beech (Fagus sylvatica) "8800", 'Pendula' 2.61 m @ 1.37 m~ 22.40 m
Date-plum (Diospyros lotus) "8823" 2.51 m @ 50 cm 15.20 m
Ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) "8826" 2.51 m @ 1.50 m 30.80 m
Bitternut hickory (Carya cordiformis) "4865" ~ 2.50 m @ 1.30 m 32.50 m
Italian maple (Acer opalus) "4869", subsp. obtusatum 2.50 m @ 1.30 m 17.60 m
Shagbark hickory (Carya ovata) "4864" 2.45 m @ 1.30 m 34.30 m
Holm oak (Quercus ilex) "19460" 2.42 m @ 60 cm 13.60 m
Eastern black walnut (Juglans nigra) "8812" 2.37 m @ 1.30 m 30.80 m
Common hornbeam (Carpinus betulus) "8819" 2.24 m @ 1.30 m 19.00 m
Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba) "8818" 2.20 m @ 1.00 m 22.20 m
Chestnut oak (Quercus prinus) "8803" 2.19 m @ 1.50 m 27.20 m
European beech (Fagus sylvatica) "8828", 'Suenteliensis' 2.01 m @ 1.00 m 12.20 m
Mockernut hickory (Carya tomentosa) "8813" 2.00 m @ 1.30 m 32.30 m
Coulter pine (Pinus coulteri) "19459" 1.97 m @ 1.30 m 17.50 m
Sassafras (Sassafras albidum) "8795" 1.89 m @ 1.30 m 17.30 m
Cucumber tree (Magnolia acuminata) "8797" 1.87 m @ 1.50 m 18.60 m
Lacebark pine (Pinus bungeana) "8827" 1.43 m @ 1.50 m 23.40 m
Monkey-puzzle (Araucaria araucana) "8822" 1.40 m @ 1.30 m 14.50 m
Manna ash (Fraxinus ornus) "8830"~ 1.40 m @ 1.50 m ?
Chinese arborvitae (Platycladus orientalis) "8807" 1.32 m @ 1.50 m 15.20 m
Mongolian lime (Tilia mongolica) "8792" 1.24 m @ 1.00 m 16.20 m
European cornel (Cornus mas) "8829" 1.01 m @ 20 cm 7.20 m
Persian walnut (Juglans regia) "8811", 'Pendula' 75 cm @ 1.50 m 5.00 m
Common buckthorn (Rhamnus catharticus) "8793" 74 cm @ 50 cm 6.20 m
Brown dogwood (Cornus glabrata) "8790" 57 cm @ 1.00 m 11.20 m
Common dogwood (Cornus sanguinea) "8814" 50 cm @ 1.00 m 7.20 m
Alder buckthorn (Rhamnus frangula) "8794" 31 cm @ 1.50 m 6.20 m

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Botanischer Garten Bonn, picture by Rob McBride Treehunter, 2011-10-09

Botanischer Garten Bonn, picture by Sisley

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Botanischer Garten Bonn, picture by Sisley, 2012-07-21

One of the two oldest beech tree of the garden, dead in 2007. He was 32 m tall and had a girth of 5,05 m.

Botanischer Garten Bonn, picture by Sisley, 2012-07-21

Botanischer Garten Bonn, picture by Sisley, 2012-07-21

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