The Turgenev oak
Species: English oak (Quercus robur L.)
Age: 199
Region: Museum - reserve I.S.Turgenev "Spasskoe - Lutovinovo", Spasskoe - Lutovinovo selo (village), Mtsensk Rayon (District), Oryol (Region), Russian Federation
The Turgenev oak
The famous oak of the Spasskoye-Lutovinovo estate, which is inextricably linked to the name of Ivan Turgenev, unfortunately, was lost during the a storm, but remained in people's memory as a natural and historical symbol, a legendary tree that kept the warmth of the great Russian writer's hands. Turgenev Oak, planted according to legend by Ivan Sergeevich himself, has played witness to remarkable historical events and lives of famous personalities. It still remains an embodiment of strength, beauty, and longevity, a connecting link between past and future generations, a symbol of love for the country!
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European Tree of the Year 2022
 
Nominated by: The Russian national project "Trees as natural heritage monuments"
National contest organizer: Zdorovy Les, NPSA
Previous years and their winners

Finalists of the European Tree of the Year 2022

 
Oak Dunin
 
Poland
 
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1st place 
Oak of Conxo's Banquet Forest
 
Spain
 
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2nd place 
The Big Cork Oak
 
Portugal
 
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3rd place 
Chestnut of the hundred horses
 
Italy
 
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4th place 
Umbrella from High Tatras
 
Slovakia
 
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5th place 
Kippford Leaning Tree
 
United Kingdom (Scotland)
 
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6th place 
The Singing Lime
 
Czech Republic
 
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7th place 
The Multisecular Sweet Chestnut of Audran Square
 
France
 
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8th place 
Age Grand Oak
 
Latvia
 
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9th place 
The weeping sophoras of the Csokonai Theatre in Debrecen
 
Hungary
 
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10th place 
The giant sequoia from Slatina
 
Republic of Croatia
 
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11th place 
The Giant Sequoia of the Collège Notre Dame de Bonlieu
 
Belgium
 
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12th place 
The King's Pine
 
Estonia
 
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13th place 
Grandpa Kolyo's tree
 
Bulgaria
 
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14th place 
I am Tilia
 
The Netherlands
 
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15th place 
The Turgenev oak
 
Russian Federation
 
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