It would be hard to beat... the annual tree of the year title is claimed by Eriskay

A SPRUCE that was the only tree on the windswept island of Eriskay has been named as Scotland’s Tree of the Year 2018.
Netty’s Tree was planted on the Outer Hebridean island over 100 years ago by the poet, priest and land rights activist Father Allan McDonald, who lived on Eriskay until his death in 1905.
Named after a crofter, the late Netty MacDonald, who encouraged children to play on it, the spruce was until recently the only tree on the 2.7 square mile island.
Up to now, the island has been best known as the true Whisky Galore! island where the cargo ship SS Politician ran aground in... read more

 
17 October 2018 in Environment, Views: 53
Source: Scotsman
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