This page contains specific information about European beech (Fagus sylvatica), 'Atropunicea' '3655', which can be found on the estate Rhederoord in De Steeg (municipality of Rheden).
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.
Its height is exactly 28.20 m (Sep 19, 2011, laser with Sine method (e.g. Nikon Forestry 550 laser rangefinder), Jeroen Philippona). This tree was planted in 1868, which makes it exactly 147 years old (Jeroen Philippona, Oct 1, 2011).
Girth growth rateThe girth was measured more than once:
|Year||Girth@1.3 m||Measurement||Girth growth rate|
|2009||5.91 m||Jeroen Philippona||-|
|2015||6 m||Paul Robert van der Zouw||2 cm/year|
The tree is a specimen of the cultivar Fagus sylvatica 'Atropunicea'.