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The thickest, tallest, and oldest London planes (Platanus × hispanica)

More information about the London plane (Platanus × hispanica).

Girth records

In this table of girth records worldwide only girth measurements made at a height between 1.30 m and 1.50 m are listed. Trees with multiple trunks are excluded.
Of course this inventory contains only tree records as far as they are registered on this site.

How to measure the girth of a tree?

NrCountryGirthLocationMeasurementYear
1Poland10.66 mOlbrzym (The Giant), Park Piotr Gach2014
10.14 mConstitutional Plane (Platan Konstytucyjny), Palace Andrew Weber2013
9 mManor park, BudziczAndrew Weber2014
2Austria10.46 mHarrachpark, Bruck an der Leitha Scholem Alejchem2015
9.15 mRiese, Im Schloßpark Scholem Alejchem2013
8.48 mHarrachpark, Bruck an der Leitha Scholem Alejchem2013
3Germany10.10 mVerwilderten Park von Schloss Büdesheim, Büdesheim Rainer Lippert2014
8.89 mVor dem alten Gutshaus, Oelzschau Geselligkeitsverein Gemeinde Wohlau2008
8.83 mVerwilderten Park von Schloss Büdesheim, Büdesheim Rainer Lippert2014
4Hungary9.91 mSzabadbattyán, SzabadbattyánGyörgy Pósfai2002
9.90 mSzabadbattyán, Szabadbattyán György Pósfai2004
9.79 mPeresznye, PeresznyeGyörgy Pósfai2002
5United Kingdom9.85 mTurkey Mill Industrial Estate, Maidstone TheTreeRegisterOwenJohnson2005
9.21 mLydney Park, Lydney Jeroen Philippona2007
9.02 mBishop's palace, Ely The Tree Register of the British Isles1990
6Slovakia9.15 mPlatan z Komjatic, Park Martin Miklanek2013
8.66 mPlatany v Zamockej zahrade v Hlohovci, Park Martin Miklanek2012
8.41 mPlatan v parku v Sokolovciach I, Park Martin Miklanek2012
7France8.25 m?cole maternelle, prčs de D50, Cénac Wim Brinkerink2012
~8 mAllée du Château, Lamanon Georges Feterman?
>7.10 mCentrum van Aups, Aups Wim Brinkerink2011
8Czech Republic8.10 mSchlossparkes, Bartosovice Pavel1Hoessl2009
4.92 mKampa ostrov, Praha Monzon2013
9Belgium7.69 mRoosendael, Sint-Katelijne-Waver Jeroen Philippona2011
7.02 mKasteelpark Arenberg (KULeuven), Heverlee Marc Meyer2011
7 mChâteau-ferme de Pitet, Pitet Jean-Pol Grandmont2007
10Italy7.68 mField of Miracles, Campiglione Tiziano Rootman Fratus2011
11Netherlands7.54 mHemmen, Hemmen Leo Goudzwaard2010
7.35 mPark Hoekenburg, Voorburg Leo Goudzwaard2011
7.27 mPlataan van De Zwaan, Privetuindennisp2014
12Spain7.27 mJardines del principe, Aranjuezgrevillei2013
6.40 mPlátano Padre, Jardines del principe Jose Angel Manzanares Elias2012
4.66 mPlátano del Vivero, Jardin Botánico de Coria Han van Meegeren2013
13Switzerland6.53 mLagio di magiore, Locarno smal652013
6.35 mSlot Jegenstorf, Jegenstorf smal652013
5.62 mSlot Jegenstorf, Jegenstorf smal652013
14Croatia>6 mKresimirova 60, Rijeka Wim Brinkerink2009
15Denmark>6 mSchlosses Trřjborg, Visby Christopher2014
16United States>5.75 mGrotto at University of Notre Dame, South Bend Tg4bing2013

Height records

In this table of height records worldwide only height measurements made by laser (like eg. the Nikon 550 Forestry) or tape drop are listed.
Of course this inventory contains only tree records as far as they are registered on this site.

How to measure the height of a tree?

NrCountryHeightLocationMeasurementYear
1United Kingdom48.56 mBryanston School, Blandford Forum The Tree Register of the British Isles2008
46.80 mBryanston School, Blandford Forum The Tree Register of the British Isles2008
44.86 mBryanston School, Blandford Forum The Tree Register of the British Isles2008
2France45.20 mParc de l'Orangerie, StrasbourgSisley2013
45 mParc de l'Orangerie, StrasbourgSisley2013
43.40 mParc de Contades, StrasbourgSisley2013
3Slovakia43.70 mPlatany v Zamockej zahrade v Hlohovci, ParkMartin Miklanek2013
43.50 mPlatany v Zamockej zahrade v Hlohovci, ParkMartin Miklanek2013
41 mPlatan v parku v Sokolovciach I, Park Martin Miklanek2012
4Germany40 mMarienberger Park, Boppard Rainer Lippert2014
39 mKlosters Arnsburg, Lich Rainer Lippert2014
39 mMarienberger Park, Boppard Rainer Lippert2014
5Belgium39.80 mCastle of Enghien, EnghienJeroen Philippona2010
35.40 mRoosendael, Sint-Katelijne-WaverJeroen Philippona2011
34.20 mCitadelpark, GhentMartin Tijdgat2014
6Netherlands39 mStadspark, MaastrichtJeroen Philippona2009
38 mKasteel Puth, VoerendaalNardo Kaandorp2012
37.80 mKasteel Puth, Voerendaal Nardo Kaandorp2012
7Poland35 mOlbrzym (The Giant), Park Piotr Gach2014
8Czech Republic32.50 mKampa ostrov, Praha Monzon2013

Age records

In this table of age estimates and measurements worldwide are shown. Of course this inventory contains only age records as far as they are registered on this site.

NrCountryAgeYearLocationMeasurementYear
1France395
± 20 y
1620
± 20
Chateau de Chessy, Chessy Han van Meegeren2012
315
± 30 y
1700
± 30
Allée du Château, Lamanon Han van Meegeren2012
303 y1712Tréguier, Tréguier mael545202012
2Germany355
± 50 y
1660
± 50
Alfred-Kowalke-Straße, LichtenbergVolker2012
273 y1742Niederwall, Bielefeld-Mitte MoritzNagel2012
236 y1779Hohenheimer Gärten, Hohenheim Rainer Lippert2015
3United Kingdom353
± 1 y
1662
± 1
Buckden Towers, formerly a Palace of the Bishop of Lincoln, Buckden Robin Hull2012
353
± 1 y
1662
± 1
Buckden Towers, formerly a Palace of the Bishop of Lincoln, Buckden Robin Hull2012
335 y1680Bishop's palace, Ely Jeroen Philippona2012
4Netherlands325
± 10 y
1690
± 10
Park Hoekenburg, Voorburg Leo Goudzwaard2011
240
± 10 y
1775
± 10
Hemmen, Hemmen Leo Goudzwaard2011
240
± 30 y
1775
± 30
Eik van TerWorm, Landgoed TerWorm Nardo Kaandorp2012
5Austria315
± 40 y
1700
± 40
The Big One, Im Schlosspark Scholem Alejchem2012
273
± 5 y
1742
± 5
Doblhoffpark, Baden Acerus2012
215
± 60 y
1800
± 60
Zweiten Bezirk, LeopoldstadtMrGreen2012
6Belgium315 y1700Prudens Van Duyseplein, Ghent Tim B2011
218
± 10 y
1797
± 10
Roosendael, Sint-Katelijne-Waver Tim B2011
195
± 10 y
1820
± 10
Castle of Wilder, KampenhoutGuy de Broqueville2011
7Slovakia315
± 10 y
1700
± 10
Platan v parku v Sokolovciach I, Park Martin Miklanek2012
310
± 10 y
1705
± 10
Platan v parku v Sokolovciach III, Park Martin Miklanek2012
310
± 10 y
1705
± 10
Platan v parku v Sokolovciach II, Park Martin Miklanek2012
8Spain248 y1767Plátano Padre, Jardines del principe Jose Angel Manzanares Elias2012
9Italy215
± 10 y
1800
± 10
Field of Miracles, Campiglione Tiziano Rootman Fratus2011
166 y1849Palazzo Alfieri, Asti Tiziano Rootman Fratus2011

Records for all tree species worldwide.

 

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