Italian Tree of the Year 2021: finale


In 2021 the four candidates were chosen in the genus Castanea; below you can find their names and characteristics.


Winning plant of the Italian contest

The chestnut of 100 horses (Sicily)

On November 21st 2021, national tree day, the winning plant of the Italian contest was awarded within the events of the TREEART Festival: the chestnut of 100 horses of Sant'alfio in the province of Catania.

This splendid and characteristic example of chestnut will thus be able to represent Italy in the EUROPEAN TREE OF THE YEAR contest in February 2022.

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