8 Most Beautiful And Famous Trees On The Planet That You Need To See
Wisteria is a genus of flowering plants in the pea family, Fabaceae. In the Ashikaga Flower Park in Tochigi of Japan, an incredibly gorgeous wisteria tree is believed to be the largest, the oldest and the most stunning one in the world. It attracts numerous visitors flock to see it in full bloom every year.
Angel Oak Tree
The Angel Oak Tree has been standing on Johns Island near Charleston, South Carolina for almost five hundred years, generally believed to be the oldest tree in the east of the Mississippi River. It measures 66.5 ft tall, 28 ft in circumference, and produces shade that covers 17,200 square feet. It's longest branch is 187 ft long from tip to tip.
Jacaranda is a genus of 49 species of flowering plants in the family of Bignoniaceae. Its name is believed to be of Guarani origin, meaning fragrant. It thrives in full sun and sandy soils. These large trees stand 66 to 98 ft (20 to 30 m) tall. Its most eye-catching feature is its conspicuous large panicles, each flower with a five-lobed blue to purple-blue corolla.
Rainbow eucalyptus mainly grows on the island of Kauai, Hawaii. Its most distinctive feature is its unique multi-colored bark. Annually, it drops patches of outer bark, showing a bright green inner bark, and then darkens and matures to present blue, purple, orange and then maroon tones.
In spring, the whole Japan is immersed in the vast sea of Cherry Blossom, sakura after the Japanese. Sakura, Japan's unofficial national flower, enjoys a very prominent position in Japanese culture. It is a metaphor for the ephemeral nature of life. Every year around late March, the whole nation excitedly waits for the first buds to appear on cherry trees.
Árbol del Tule
Árbol del Tule is a Montezuma Cypress, located in the town center of Santa María del Tule in the Mexican state of Oaxaca. It's the stoutest trunk of any tree all over the world with a circumference of 137.8 ft (42.0 m), equating to a diameter of 46.1 ft (14.05 m).
American elm is a deciduous hermaphroditic tree native to eastern North America. It commonly grew to over 100 ft (30 m) tall with a trunk more than 4 ft (1.2 m) d.b.h supporting a high, spreading umbrella-like canopy. Besides, it's an extremely hardy tree that can withstand winter temperatures as low as -42 °C.
Ashdown Forest, an inverted triangle shaped ancient area of tranquil open heathland, lies on the highest sandy ridge-top of the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Rising to an altitude of 732 feet (223m) above sea level, it provides you an expansive and amazing vista of England vast land.