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The Old Walnut Tree of Vorenjan has been recorded on the List of National Natural Heritages

From a report of the Public Relations Department of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Administration of South Khorasan, the expert for Registering Natural Heritages in this Administration said: “After reviewing the Record and Policy of the Natural Heritage Committee which was held in Tehran on the 18th November, 2015 the Old Walnut Tree of Vorenjan was recorded on the List of National Natural Heritage”.

 Mrs. Zahra Rezayie Malakouti added: “This Old Tree is located on the access road, near the Pool and Aqueduct of the village and is near the Holy Shrine. Its trunk has a beautiful and eye-catching twist. Amidst the lush branches of the tree dry branches can be found as a result of the drought and water shortage of last year. The trunk from a distance of 1 meter from the surface to the sub-branches and the largest branch is 2 meters. The trunk of the tree at ground level is 4.5 meters and is 22 meters in height. The people of the region highly value and respect it and a lot are involved are in watering the tree which is done by the subterranean of the village”.

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