The giant sequoia from Slatina

Species: Giant sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum (Lindl.) J.Buchh.)
Age: approximately130 years
Region: Slatina, Virovitica-Podravina County, Republic of Croatia

A century-old giant in the heart of Slavonia

The giant sequoia tree in Slatina is the only protected specimen of it's kind in Croatia. It is among the oldest in Europe and is protected as a natural monument in Croatia. One of the most aristocratic European families, the Schaumbug-Lippes, folllowed the 19th century horticultural trends by planting this sequoia. The oldest redwoods were also planted at this time in England, outside their natural habitat. The giant redwood tree is part of the EPIcentar Sequoia Slatina which is a new tourist oasis in Slatina's town centre.
Tree of the year 2022
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