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Sweet chestnut on the estate Rhederoord

This page contains specific information about sweet chestnut (Castanea sativa) '1933', which can be found on the estate Rhederoord in De Steeg (municipality of Rheden).

Girth growth rate

The girth was measured more than once:
YearGirth@1.3 mMeasurementGirth growth rate
20095.89 mLeo Goudzwaard-
20116 mLarsvanderwal6 cm/year
20146.09 mJeroen Philippona3 cm/year

The growth rate shown in the table shows the yearly average increase in girth since the last measurement. This value only gives an indication of the growth rate, since every measurement could be done at slightly different heights and during different periods of the year.


The height was measured more than once:
YearHeightMeasurementMeasurement method
2011-02-2123.40 m Jeroen PhilipponaLaser with Sine method (e.g. Nikon Forestry 550 laser rangefinder)
2014-06-1523.40 mJeroen PhilipponaLaser with Sine method (e.g. Nikon Forestry 550 laser rangefinder)

Each measurement can be done with varying accuracy.

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The photos are provided by Jeroen Philippona, Leo Goudzwaard, and Paul Robert van der Zouw.

Estate Rhederoord, picture by Jeroen Philippona

Estate Rhederoord, picture by Paul Robert van der Zouw, 2013-09-12

Estate Rhederoord, picture by Leo Goudzwaard

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