The winner is: Assobiador

 
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The winner of the 2018 European tree of the year contest was unveiled in March in Brussels with the presence of 200 participants. The Assobiador won with 26,606 votes.

235 years old and 14 meters high, the Assobiador (Whistler) is the oldest known cork oak tree in the world. You can find it in Águas de Moura, in the Portuguese region of Alentejo. Home of many songbirds (from where it gets its name), we call it home too.

Read more (in Portuguese) at: www.jornaldenegocios.pt/economia/detalhe/sobreiro-assobiador-eleito-arvore-europeia-do-ano-2018