The Eldest Resident of Medulin - Chocolate Tree of our Memories
Species: European Nettle Tree (Celtis australis L.)
Age: 115 years
Region: Medulin, Istria County, Croatia
The eldest resident of Medulin

Years fly by she tells us. The town square was always alive. With a market, dances, centuries-old traditions as Carnival Prince burning or ritual May thefts when young men show courage and love to girls by stealing flowers, fences, cars or boats from locals who find them under the town square tree. Today she enjoys a movie or play, sways at summer concerts, sings for Christmas when she dresses up to spend time with locals and guests. Above all she loves children's play and laughter, she'll treat them to magical chocolate berries in the future too. So she says, the eldest resident of Medulin, our town square Nettle Tree.

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European Tree of the Year 2021
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10th place 
Previous years and their winners

Finalists of the European Tree of the Year 2021

The Millennial Carrasca of Lecina
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1st place 
The thousand-year-old plane tree of Curinga
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2nd place 
Ancient Sycamore Tree
Russian Federation
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3rd place 
Plane Tree of Rossio
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4th place 
Saint Jan Nepomucen’s Linden
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5th place 
The ancient Mother Tree
The Netherlands
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6th place 
Apple tree near Lidmans
Czech Republic
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7th place 
The Judas Tree on the Church Hill of Mélykút
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8th place 
The Pouplie
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9th place 
The Eldest Resident of Medulin - Chocolate Tree of our Memories
Republic of Croatia
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10th place 
The Survivor Tree
United Kingdom
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11th place 
The Four-Trunked Survivor
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12th place 
Ancient Oak from Drnava
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13th place 
The Old Mulberry
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14th place 
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