App
I am Tilia
Species: Large-leaved Lime (Tilia platyphyllos L.)
Age: 150 years
Region: Maasniel, province of Limburg, The Netherlands
The Lime Tree next to the rectory in Maasniel
I am Tilia, a vibrant, modern woman in the bloom of my life, only 150 years young. Rooted in my local community, I reach out to the world, being the first tree in history with an Instagram account. Over 3.000 followers from London to Teheran view my journey through the seasons, one picture at a time. Planted at the beginning of the carbon emission age, I have a deep concern for climate change: I don’t eat meat, I don’t fly, I even absorb CO2. I am climate proof and great for biodiversity. I live and breathe for generations to come. #iamtilia
Photo: {{photographer}}
European Tree of the Year 2022
 
{{format_votes(24201)}} votes
15th place 
Nominated by: Maarten van Essen
National contest organizer: SBNL Natuurfonds
Previous years and their winners

Finalists of the European Tree of the Year 2022

 
Oak Dunin
 
Poland
 
{{format_votes(179317)}} votes
1st place 
Oak of Conxo's Banquet Forest
 
Spain
 
{{format_votes(168284)}} votes
2nd place 
The Big Cork Oak
 
Portugal
 
{{format_votes(70563)}} votes
3rd place 
Chestnut of the hundred horses
 
Italy
 
{{format_votes(46275)}} votes
4th place 
Umbrella from High Tatras
 
Slovakia
 
{{format_votes(37872)}} votes
5th place 
Kippford Leaning Tree
 
United Kingdom (Scotland)
 
{{format_votes(30761)}} votes
6th place 
The Singing Lime
 
Czech Republic
 
{{format_votes(28649)}} votes
7th place 
The Multisecular Sweet Chestnut of Audran Square
 
France
 
{{format_votes(28119)}} votes
8th place 
Age Grand Oak
 
Latvia
 
{{format_votes(27098)}} votes
9th place 
The weeping sophoras of the Csokonai Theatre in Debrecen
 
Hungary
 
{{format_votes(26347)}} votes
10th place 
The giant sequoia from Slatina
 
Republic of Croatia
 
{{format_votes(26225)}} votes
11th place 
The Giant Sequoia of the Collège Notre Dame de Bonlieu
 
Belgium
 
{{format_votes(25724)}} votes
12th place 
The King's Pine
 
Estonia
 
{{format_votes(25346)}} votes
13th place 
Grandpa Kolyo's tree
 
Bulgaria
 
{{format_votes(24431)}} votes
14th place 
I am Tilia
 
The Netherlands
 
{{format_votes(24201)}} votes
15th place 
The Turgenev oak
 
Russian Federation
 
Vegan and gluten free🍪! Our cookies do not harm you.
Settings