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Bald cypress near the amphitheater in Zeliezovce

There is one bald cypress (Taxodium distichum) near the amphitheater in Zeliezovce (district of Levice).

This tree is called "Tisovec dvojradovy". In Slovak: "tisovec dvojradovy". Probably the oldest and tallest bald cypress tree in Slovakia. Protected tree no 53 (see http://stromy.enviroportal.sk/strom/tisovec-dvojradovy). You can find more photos on my website: http://picasaweb.google.com/miklanek.martin

The girth of the tree is 5.01 m measured at a height of 1.30 m (Aug 11, 2012, Martin Miklanek).

Height

The height was measured more than once:
YearHeightMeasurementMeasurement method
2003~24.00 m Martin MiklanekMeasurement taken from book, in which the exact measurement method is not elaborated
2012-08-1129.80 mMartin MiklanekLaser with Sine method (e.g. Nikon Forestry 550 laser rangefinder)

Each measurement can be done with varying accuracy.This tree was planted around the year 1803 ± 10, which makes it around 211 ± 10 years old (Martin Miklanek, Jan 8, 2012).

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Tisovec dvojradovy (bald cypress "6238")

Amphitheater, picture by Martin Miklanek, 2012-01-15

Amphitheater, picture by Martin Miklanek, 2012-08-12

Amphitheater, picture by Martin Miklanek, 2012-08-12

Amphitheater, picture by Martin Miklanek, 2012-08-12

Amphitheater, picture by Martin Miklanek, 2012-08-12

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