spruce- new eastern height record
30, 2005 18:59 PDT
sorry Dale, I know it has barely been a week since the Ander's
visit, but I must confess something. Today, on my way back from
TN, I passed by a client's property that has a nice grove of
I have been meaning to measure them for several years actually,
and since I
had not measured a single tree in two days in the Smokies I felt
a few minutes from the trip to measure something.
I only had about 10 minutes so I picked three trees that were
close to the
car and easy to sight. The grove probably contains more than 100
is what I found:
4'11" X 111.3'
4'11" X 131.2'
6'0" X 135.0'
The tree is in Jackson County, NC at an elevation of
It is nearest the town of Sylva, NC.
Much of this grove is over 120', and may contain a few more
Again, Dale, I am sorry.
Norway spruce- new eastern height record
30, 2005 20:46 PDT
Wow, that sounds like a nice grove of Norway Spruce. So, at 35+
latitude, we see 135', and at 42+ degrees, 127' at MTSF, or just
increase per degree. You could say that much of the MTSF grove
110', but only has a couple over 120'. What was the elevation?