Staisu Oak (Staišu ozols)
An enormous and a fairly healthy oak tree is Staisu Oak. The circumference of this tree is 8.47 m and it is increasing over the time.
Name in Latvian
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Staisu Oak is a large oak tree in a comparatively good state and we can hope that in the future it will be one of the largest trees in the region.
The circumference of its trunk at the height of 1.3 m in July 2018 was 8.47 m. Former measurements from the 1980ies and 1990ies were below 8 m: even 7.3 m, thus the tree increases in size.
This is a gorgeous, very impressive tree. Images can not convey the feelings that overwhelm when one sees the tree in real life. To a large part the impression is created also by a walk through a forest with “normal” trees – through the trees can be caught a glimpse of a giant trunk and then… yes – it exists, a giant tree from fairy tale books!
- Diži koki. Staišu ozols, Dziedava.lv. Accessed on December 24, 2022.
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