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RE: Age of robinias

Subject: RE: Age of robinias
From: willross583@xxxxxxxxxxx.com
Date: Jan 20 2021 15:51:28
Jerry,
          That’s great many thanks and gives me a good idea for an estimated 
age.

Will

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Sent: 20 January 2021 13:13
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Subject: Re: Age of robinias

This site is much easier than calculating ages from the actual paper - 
https://bristoltrees.space/trees/age-estimation.xq




On 20/01/2021 13:02, willross583@xxxxxxxxxxx.com wrote:
Ian,
       I was going to do some further research before I finish the report 
so a good shout.

Will

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<uktc-request@xxxxxx.tree-care.info> On Behalf Of Brewster, Ian
Sent: 20 January 2021 11:55
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Subject: RE: Age of robinias

Have you considered the FC research also ‘Estimating the Age of Large and 
Veteran Trees in Britain’
Have you considered the FC research also ‘Estimating the Age of Large and 
Veteran Trees in Britain’


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Sent: 19 January 2021 17:05
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Subject: RE: Age of robinias

Mark/Martin,
Thanks very much, I did see when the tree was introduced to the Uk but ages 
were a bit sketchy, I would guess the one I've seen is between 70/100 years 
going by by the other larger tree in the garden, I don’t think it will 
compare with the French one, just looked up the book so will order a copy.

Will

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Sent: 19 January 2021 16:09
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Subject: RE: Age of robinias

According to Scott Leathhart's brilliant book 'Whence our Trees' the first 
known Robinia planted by Jean Robin's son, arborist to King Louis XII in 
the Jardins des Plantes in 1635 was up until around 1990 still producing 
live shoots from its stump.

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Subject: RE: Age of robinias

Hi Will we have one in our Edinburgh garden that is close to 130yrs old, 
ill check DBH tomorrow if I get a chance

Best wishes Martyn



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Subject: Age of robinias

All,

Anyone got an idea of what age Robinia get too, I've one with a 700mm diam 
, rather difficult to judge approx age as its rather battered



Will




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willross583@xxxxxxxxxxx.com
Sent: 19 January 2021 17:05
To: UK Tree Care <uktc@xxxxxx.tree-care.info>
Subject: RE: Age of robinias

Mark/Martin,
Thanks very much, I did see when the tree was introduced to the Uk but ages 
were a bit sketchy, I would guess the one I've seen is between 70/100 years 
going by by the other larger tree in the garden, I don’t think it will 
compare with the French one, just looked up the book so will order a copy.

Will

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Sent: 19 January 2021 16:09
To: UK Tree Care 
<uktc@xxxxxx.tree-care.info<mailto:uktc@xxxxxx.tree-care.info>>
Subject: RE: Age of robinias

According to Scott Leathhart's brilliant book 'Whence our Trees' the first 
known Robinia planted by Jean Robin's son, arborist to King Louis XII in 
the Jardins des Plantes in 1635 was up until around 1990 still producing 
live shoots from its stump.

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Sent: 19 January 2021 15:55
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Subject: RE: Age of robinias

Hi Will we have one in our Edinburgh garden that is close to 130yrs old, 
ill check DBH tomorrow if I get a chance

Best wishes Martyn



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Subject: Age of robinias

All,

Anyone got an idea of what age Robinia get too, I've one with a 700mm diam 
, rather difficult to judge approx age as its rather battered



Will




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