The Céron park saman
Species: Rain tree (Albizia saman)
Age: 300 years
Region: Le Prêcheur, Martinique, France
The Céron park saman
This saman, or rain tree, used to shelter coffee and cacao plantations. It comes from the Habitation Céron park (an old sugar plantation from the seventeenth century), and is registered as one of the largest trees in the Lesser Antilles. A protective tree, which itself is protected from the weather: it has survived all of the cyclones of the island, as well as a mortal volcanic eruption of the “Montagne Pelée” in 1902.
Photo: Jean-Baptiste Barret
European Tree of the Year 2017
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National contest organizer: Terre Sauvage
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Previous years and their winners

Finalists of the European Tree of the Year 2017

Oak Józef
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The Céron park saman
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Hugh O’Flaherty’s Trees
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