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Nave do Barão Holm Tree, Salir, Loulé, Algarve
In the area of the Nave do Barão (Salir, Loulé) we can find many interesting and fantastic trees, one of them is the huge oak (Quercus ilex L.) shown in the photograph.
This tree is smaller than the oak of Porto das Covas, also in the parish of Salir, although has a denser canopy. Unless a disease or condition which disrupts itsr normal development, this oak could be in the next decades, one of the best examples of this kind in the Algarve.
At the moment, has the following dimensions:
Height = 18 meters
Increased canopy diameter = 20.60 meters
Average diameter of the crown = 18.35 meters