Planet earth is really eye-candy and breath-arresting where you see an endless amount of beautiful, magical and enthralled things to rave big about. Among the endless natural beauties on earth, trees can also appear magical with amazing stories or stats attached to them. In this article, we will talk about the top 10 amazing trees in the world and some of them are simply incredible…
10 – Angel Oak
Located in South Carolina in USA on Johns Island. The tree is around 1500 years old and still fully powerful and shady. The wide canopy area consists of 17,200 square feet. It is considered to be the oldest living plant on the Mississippi river. The circumference of the tree is 28 feet whereas the branches are over 100 feet long.
9 – Elia Bouybon
This one is called the world’s oldest tree and interestingly it still produces olives. It is estimated to be 4000 years old, as per the research done on it. This tree, also called the Olive Tree of Vouves, is 15 feet thick from its base. Every year, more than 20,000 visitors come to visit it. The tree is located in Ano Vouves’ village in Crete.
8 – Dragon’s Blood Tree
Also famous as Socotra Dragon, the tree called Dragon’s Blood Tree is located in Yemen. It is also called the most popular plant of the island of Socotra. It looks like an umbrella. The name of the tree came from its tendency of oozing red sap.
7 – El Arbol del Tule
Located in Oaxaca in Mexico, this giant tree is 116 feet high. If seen, each branch of the tree looks an independent tree and that is the beauty and importance of the tree. The tree’s trunk’s circumference measurement is around 119 feet. The tree is so large and looks amazing.
6 – Teapot Baobab
This tree takes the form of a bottle and also looks like a teapot, which is why its name has a teapot in it. This tree and the trees like this are located in Ifaty, Madagascar. The famed Teapot Baobab is around 1200 years old and has the capacity of storing more than 31,000 US gallons of water. It can show endurance in severe drought conditions.
5 – Trees from Ta Prhom
Well, the trees, which grew out of the ruins of Ta Prohm (Cambodian temple), are really mind-boggling and eye-pleasingly amazing. This tree is a silk cotton tree, as per the historians. This tree attracts thousands of visitors every year.
4 – Methuselah
It is called one of the oldest living non-clonal trees on planet earth. Historians say that the tree is more than 4789 years old and it is found in the White Mountains in California, USA. This marvellously gorgeous and magical tree, which is also called the Silk Floss tree, is among the numerous members of the mallow family.
3 – Rainbow Eucalyptus
This one, the Rainbow Eucalyptus tree, is really giant in size that has the largest height of around 246 feet. This tree is also famous as Mindanao Gum. This tree’s geographical distribution goes from Indonesia to the Philippines. This tree’s speciality lies in its striking stripes of green, yellow, red, purple, pink and orange.
2 – Banyan Tree
Banyan Tree is quite famous in the sub-continent and South Asia as it is located in Sri Lanka. The tree has been named after ‘Banians’ (the Hindu traders who used to do their businesses under this tree). The large tree’s shape is unmistakable. The majestic canopy with aerial roots and branches touching the ground makes it catchy.
1 – Tree of Life
This tree is around 400 years old and is standing alone right in the middle of the desert and interestingly there is no source of water. The tree is located in Bahrain. Its location is around two kilometers from Jebel Dukhan. The Tree of Life, a sculpted 14-story (145-foot tall), 50-foot wide tree, is the centrepiece in Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park. Stroll the trails to see a swirling tapestry of 325 animals carved into the bark of this massive attraction.