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

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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
9.00 mManor park, BudziczAndrew Weber2014
2Germany10.10 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
3Hungary9.91 mSzabadbattyán, SzabadbattyánGyörgy Pósfai2002
9.90 mSzabadbattyán, SzabadbattyánGyörgy Pósfai2004
9.79 mPeresznye, PeresznyeGyörgy Pósfai2002
4United 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
5Slovakia9.15 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
6Austria9.15 mRiese, Im Schloßpark Scholem Alejchem2013
8.48 mHarrachpark, Bruck an der Leitha Scholem Alejchem2013
8.22 mHarrachpark, Bruck an der Leitha Scholem Alejchem2013
7France8.25 mÉcole maternelle, prčs de D50, Cénac Wim Brinkerink2012
~8.00 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
7.00 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>6.00 mKresimirova 60, Rijeka Wim Brinkerink2009
15Denmark>6.00 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
45.00 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
41.00 mPlatan v parku v Sokolovciach I, Park Martin Miklanek2012
4Germany40.00 mMarienberger Park, Boppard Rainer Lippert2014
39.00 mKlosters Arnsburg, Lich Rainer Lippert2014
39.00 mMarienberger Park, Boppard Rainer Lippert2014
5Belgium39.80 mCastle of Enghien, EnghienJeroen Philippona2010
35.40 mRoosendael, Sint-Katelijne-WaverJeroen Philippona2011
34.20 mCitadelpark, GhentMartin Tijdgat2014
6Netherlands39.00 mStadspark, MaastrichtJeroen Philippona2009
38.00 mKasteel Puth, VoerendaalNardo Kaandorp2012
37.80 mKasteel Puth, Voerendaal Nardo Kaandorp2012
7Poland35.00 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
1France394
± 20 y
1620
± 20
Chateau de Chessy, Chessy Han van Meegeren2012
314
± 30 y
1700
± 30
Allée du Château, Lamanon Han van Meegeren2012
302 y1712Tréguier, Tréguier mael545202012
2Germany354
± 50 y
1660
± 50
Alfred-Kowalke-Straße, LichtenbergVolker2012
346 y1668Vor dem alten Gutshaus, Oelzschau Rainer Lippert2013
272 y1742Niederwall, Bielefeld-Mitte MoritzNagel2012
3United Kingdom352
± 1 y
1662
± 1
Buckden Towers, formerly a Palace of the Bishop of Lincoln, Buckden Robin Hull2012
352
± 1 y
1662
± 1
Buckden Towers, formerly a Palace of the Bishop of Lincoln, Buckden Robin Hull2012
334 y1680Bishop's palace, Ely Jeroen Philippona2012
4Netherlands343 y1671Huize Landfort, Megchelen Jeroen Philippona2013
324
± 10 y
1690
± 10
Park Hoekenburg, Voorburg Leo Goudzwaard2011
264
± 50 y
1750
± 50
Westvlietweg 148, Den Haag Wim Brinkerink2013
5Belgium314 y1700Prudens Van Duyseplein, GhentTim B2011
254
± 10 y
1760
± 10
Kapel, Ordingen ludo582013
217
± 10 y
1797
± 10
Roosendael, Sint-Katelijne-Waver Tim B2011
6Slovakia314
± 10 y
1700
± 10
Platan v parku v Sokolovciach I, Park Martin Miklanek2012
309
± 10 y
1705
± 10
Platan v parku v Sokolovciach III, Park Martin Miklanek2012
309
± 10 y
1705
± 10
Platan v parku v Sokolovciach II, Park Martin Miklanek2012
7Austria314
± 40 y
1700
± 40
The Big One, Im Schlosspark Scholem Alejchem2012
272
± 5 y
1742
± 5
Doblhoffpark, Baden Acerus2012
214
± 60 y
1800
± 60
La Grande Dame, Zweiten BezirkMrGreen2012
8Poland314
± 50 y
1700
± 50
Palace park, Czudec Stoj2013
298
± 20 y
1716
± 20
Olbrzym (The Giant), Park Andrew Weber2014
279
± 30 y
1735
± 30
Manor park, BudziczAndrew Weber2014
9Spain247 y1767Plátano Padre, Jardines del principe Jose Angel Manzanares Elias2012
221
± 10 y
1793
± 10
Jardines del principe, Aranjuezgrevillei2013
134
± 10 y
1880
± 10
Plátano del Vivero, Jardin Botánico de Coria Han van Meegeren2013
10Italy214
± 10 y
1800
± 10
Field of Miracles, Campiglione Tiziano Rootman Fratus2011
165 y1849Palazzo Alfieri, Asti Tiziano Rootman Fratus2011
11Czech Republic180
± 1 y
1834
± 1
Schlossparkes, Bartosovice Pavel1Hoessl2013
12Portugal146
± 5 y
1868
± 5
Jardim da Cordoaria, Oportoduartefrade2014

Records for all tree species worldwide.

 

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