The Day we Met The Whistler

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Yesterday we had the honor to meet The European Tree of the Year. The Whistler. The oldest cork oak tree at over 200 years of age.

There are no words that describe being next to such a magnificent  living organism and how it alone is an ecosystem in itself…

Specifications:

Name: The Whistler
Scientific Name: Quercus Suber L

Perimeter at Base: 5.24 Meters

Height: 16.20 Meters

Age: Around 233 Years

 

We also made a video a Facebook  live for it:

https://www.facebook.com/corkcrafts.ie/videos/2140166186202593/

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