Royal fans have melted after they learn that Prince Charles is shaking hands with every tree that he is planting to wish it well.
Take to twitter, the researchers behind the popular British comic quiz show QI said the Prince of Wales, 70, ends every tree planting ceremony by offering a handshake on one of the branches.
Clarence House has confirmed to FEMAIL that it is indeed a tradition of the royal family, and it is one of the 70 facts about the heir to the throne published on his personal website.
It will come as no surprise to fans of the green-fingered prince who famously said in a 1986 interview that he is growing his garden by talking to the plants.
"I just come to talk to the plants, really – very important to talk to them. They respond, & he said.
The team behind the QC of BBC Two has thrown royal fans into the melt after it has revealed that Prince Charles (pictured in May 2019) is shaking hands with every tree he plants & # 39; to wish it well & # 39;
On Twitter (see photo), the researchers behind the popular British comedy quiz said the Prince of Wales, 70, completes every tree planting ceremony by giving a handshake to one of the branches
In response to the latest revelation, one person wrote: & # 39; I find that very beautiful & # 39 ;, as another said: & # 39; That's the most British thing I've ever heard. & # 39;
& # 39; That's surprisingly cute of him & # 39 ;, a third added, while a person joked: & # 39; I won't let it go! & # 39;
The Prince of Wales website documents its antics and writes: & # 39; After planting each tree, HRH gives a branch a friendly shake to wish them the best. & # 39;
The move – one of the 70 facts about the royal title published on his personal website – was quickly praised by social media users
Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall and Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, plant a banyan tree to commemorate the 70-year presence of the British Council in India on November 8, 2017
Charles congratulates a tree after planting it during a trip to Linden, Guyana, left, and planting a tree during a visit to Bodnant Gardens in the Conwy Valley on April 25, 2008, right
Charles & # 39; love for the landscape and nature is well known, with the royal celebrity admitting that he gives his plants a little verbal encouragement.
During an interview in 1986, the heir to the throne with green fingers became a champion of organic and sustainable agriculture, said: & i just come to talk to the plants, really – very important to talk to them. They respond. & # 39;
He confessed later during a special 25-year anniversary edition of BBC1 & # 39; s Countryfile, he not only chats with them, but also trains them.
The Prince of Wales is planting a tree for a civilian reception at the Powerscourt House and Gardens during his visit to Ireland on May 20, 2019
The Prince of Wales is planting a tree on the left in Richmond, Tasmania, and he is adding one on the right to the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens in Cape Town, South Africa on November 5, 2011.
Charles helps to place a tree during a reception at Government House in 2018 in Australia, and seems to wish it well with a handshake on his branches
When asked if he was still talking to his plants, Charles joked self-removingly: & # 39; No, now I give them instructions. & # 39;
Apparently the heir often works on his own piece of land, Duchy Home Farm in Gloucestershire.
Earlier in a BBC documentary, Prince Charles said: & As I get older, I just want to plant trees. I hope it will be pretty funny for George when they grow up and he grows up. & # 39;
And in 1985, when it was still a relatively new concept, Charles decided to transform the Duchy Home Farm into a fully organic farming system.
Charles places a Ylang Ylang tree in Grenada, pictured left and right on March 23, 2019, offering a handshake to a tree in Eswatini
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