The oldest plane trees in Belgrade, Serbia
Topcider Park is the oldest park in Belgrade and Serbia. Arranged by order of Prince Milos Obrenovic, and for the regulation were in charge of the Czech and French landscape architect. Between 1831 and 1834 in the central part was built residence of Prince Milos Obrenovic, who is in it spent his last days. According to legend, at that time, after the Duke’s arrest, the Cretans were planted in front of the residence of the European plane tree (platanus acerifolia), which is already 1881 reached enormous proportions, and are already set props for the primary branches that are due to their weight were prone to fracture. This sycamore tree is 34 meters high. Branches are supported with 17 metal poles. The range of the crown is 49 meters, and the area shadowed by plane trees says of 1885 square meters.