Plane Tree

Species: Oriental plane (Platanus Orientalis L.)
Age: 1054 years
Region: Varna, Varna region, Bulgaria

The oldest tree in the Varna region

Thе tree is the oldest in Varna region.Its origin dates back to the period of the First Bulgarian Empire (7th-11th c.).Czech archaeologists and naturalists the Škorpil brothers,who made a significant contribution to the exploration of Bulgarian history and nature in the post-Ottoman period,mention it in their records.Its trunk has suffered fire damage,yet its crown turns beautifully green every spring.Legend has it that its energy heals all ailments.This makes it a favorite place for the locals.

Tree of the year 2023
5814 votes
14th place
Nominated by: Maria Stefanova