Mulberry - The lighthouse of the history
Species: White mulberry (Morus alba)
Age: 200 years
Region: Senica, Trnava region, Slovakia
The mulberry is one of the most beautiful and oldest trees in Senica. Nowadays it is rare to see such a massive mulberry and certainly not in the city centre. This magnificent and majestic tree looks down patiently at a world that is constantly changing. Once upon a time the tree grew on the quiet periphery of the city, today it is surrounded by a busy block of flats where generations of children have grown up. Residents of Senica call this mulberry ‘the lighthouse of the history’, full of peace and patience in these hectic times.
Photo: Alena Hroncová{{photographer}}
European Tree of the Year 2015
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8th place 
National contest organizer: Ekopolis Foundation
Previous years and their winners

Finalists of the European Tree of the Year 2015

Oak tree on a football field
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1st place 
The great plane of Tata
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2nd place 
Poplar pollard of the Remolinar
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3rd place 
Oak Slav
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4th place 
The Opatovice Pine
Czech republic
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5th place 
Major Oak
England, UK
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6th place 
The Plane in Archar village
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7th place 
Mulberry - The lighthouse of the history
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8th place 
Lady's Tree
Scotland, UK
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9th place 
The Lonely Tree of Llanfyllin
Wales, UK
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10th place 
The Nail tree
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11th place 
The chestnut tree
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12th place 
Olive Tree from Canneto Sabino
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13th place 
Cedar of Lebanon
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14th place 
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