There are hundreds or even thousands of tree species that can be found worldwide. Some of these trees can pose harm to the people. Some are even perfect decorations. However, one thing is for sure; this is the fact that trees are extremely helpful not only to the human race, but to other living organisms as well. Here are the top 10 world’s most wonderful trees nowadays:
10. Axel Erlandson’s Circus Trees
These trees are absolutely amazing to see since they are into different shapes and designs. Yes, these trees are intentionally grown to bear with wonderful designs. You cannot see trees in forest like them. It was all thanks to Axel Erlandson who was responsible in growing such trees. Some of these perfectly-shaped and designed trees were the Two Leg Tree, Telephone Booth Tree, and Basket Tree.
9. The Tree of Tule
In Mexican term, The Tree of Tule is Arbol del Tule. It is actually a big and amazing tree that can be found in the church grounds Oaxaca, Mexico. Its trunk is very strong and sturdy. It may be hard to cut this tree. In fact, UNESCO included it in the World Heritage Sites’ list way back in 2001.
8. Tree of Life
This tree has bigger size and great shape. Its age is even unbelievable. It is around 400 years old. Even so, these are not the things that made this tree wonderful. It is actually the fact that it is growing in the desert of Bahrain. And take note, it is the only tree that is able to live in the area.
7. Angel Oak
The estimated age of this tree is 300-400 years. This can certainly provide a shade that can cover 17,000 square feet area. It has 25.5 ft circumference, and it has 66.5 ft. height. You can see this tree in Angel Oak Park in the state of South Carolina.
6. Olive Tree of Vouves
This olive tree grows in Crete, Greece particularly in Ano Vouves village. It is believed that the age of this tree is around 300 to 400 years. Its base measures 15 feet thick. Every single year, there are around 20,000 people who keep on visiting this old olive tree.
5. Teapot Baobab
When you go to Southwestern Madagascar particularly in Ifaty, you can have the chance to see this Teapot tree. It actually belongs to the specie of Adansonia or commonly known as Baobab. Its age is around 1000 years.
4. Silk Cotton Trees of Ta Prohm
What is amazing about this tree is its giant roots that are creeping in the soil Ta Prohm ruins, which is a temple built in the 12th century in the historical and beautiful country of Cambodia.
3. Methuselah Tree
It is actually a kind of pine tree, specifically Great Basin Bristlecone. This tree is abundantly growing in the Inyo Country, California particularly in the White Mountains. 4844-4845 years is the estimated age of this ancient tree.
2. Silk Floss Tree
In the subtropical and tropical forests South America has to offer, this kind of tree is abundantly growing. It was noted that the maximum height this tree can reach is around 81 feet. It is common in Paraguay, Argentina, and Brazil.
1. Eucalyptus Deglupta
This kind of tree is common in the Northern Hemisphere like Sulawesi, Ceram, New Guinea, and New Britain. It is very useful in making paper. What makes it different from other trees is its unique multi-hued bark.
These are the top 10 world’s most wonderful trees. Know them better and be surprised on their greatness.