10 of Europe's most remarkable trees

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credit: Tomáš Kubelka

3. The lime tree at Lipka, Czech Republic

This incredible 800-year-old beauty is a small-leaved lime (Tilia cordata) that can be found in Lipka at Horní Bradlo of the Czech Republic. The tree lives on a road that goes from the manor in Lipka to a former cemetery; it was planted when the first manor here was built in the 13th century. Among other illustrious traits, it is said to grant those who make love under its branches everlasting love which will overcome all difficulties in life. Saucy tree! (Maybe that's why they keep it illuminated.)

INDEX: Oak Józef | Brimmon Oak | Lime Tree at Lipka | Céron Park Rain Tree | Sycamore Gap Tree | Holm Oak | Nasalevtsi Church Sessile Oak | "Ding Dong" Tree | Plane Tree from Slovakia | Spanish Aprisquillo Pine

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