170-Year-Old 'Sisi Palm' to Get the Ax

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Vienna's beloved "Sisi Palm," a 170-year-old Chinese Fan palm named after the late Austro-Hungarian Empress Elisabeth, will be chopped down next month. Viennese officials say the tree — which attracts thousands of tourists a month — has grown so large it threatens to break the roof of its historic greenhouse.

Andrea Seabrook talks to the BBC's Bethany Bell in Vienna.



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