Quercus petraea

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Quercus petraea,

n See oak.
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Profes-sor Alistair Jump, from the University of Stirling, said: "To help us predict the impacts of future extreme events, we wanted to see how long it took for beech trees to recover from extreme drought and to compare drought effects on beech with another, more drought-tolerant species, namely sessile oak.
Sessile oak trees may be up to 30 m in height and have excellent mechanical properties.
Beyond the drive is a natural pond with fountain and a kitchen garden housing raspberry canes and a sessile oak, bordered by magnificent horse chestnuts; path leading down to a cow shed, with stalls and feed troughs.
Some 2,350 trees were planted including Sessile Oak, Silver Birch, Alder, Broad, Leaved Lime, Hornbeam, Mountain Ash bringing the project's total number of trees planted to over 6,500.
He added: "The whole of the eastern end of the wood has a high potential for restoration to a top rank western sessile oak woodland.
I KNEW which tree it was, the place where they had buried her ashes: a mature sessile oak, just outside their home at the edge of the wood.
This includes formal lawns which frame the summer bedding, herbaceous borders, shrub borders and pleasure grounds that include a 500 year old hollow Sessile Oak and 19th and 20th Century plantings.
After scrutinising the leaves and poring over nature books, son and I are sure it's no hybrid but quercus petraea, the sessile oak and rarer of our two native species.
This is Wales' largest sessile oak, with a girth of 42 foot 5in (12.
Wales' largest sessile oak, and the UK's oldest, it's been growing since the reign of King Egbert in 802 and now has a girth of 42ft 5in.
But the image of the sessile oak, unveiled by Welsh Tories as their new logo yesterday, came as a surprise to tree experts unaware that Wales has a national tree.
RSPB Cymru continues to manage sessile oak woodlands for a range of birds and, during the next few months, many birds like the lesser spotted woodpeckers, redstarts and pied flycatchers will be raising their young.