Spectacular Trees From Around the World

Trees are some of the most beautiful things created by God. They provide food, water, shade, fresh air and other things.

I cannot imagine what life would be without trees. Here’s a list of some of the most wonderful trees from the six continents.

  1. Tree of Life – Bahrain

    The Tree of Life is a 400-year old mesquite tree in Bahrain which is considered a natural wonder. This unique tree stands alone in the desert about 1.2 miles (two kilometers) from the Jebel Dukhan. The source of water for this tree still remains a mystery, because it stands in a place completely without water supply. Mesquites yield yellowish gums used in making mucilage, candies and dyes.

  2. Cedars of God – Lebanon

    The Cedars of God are among the last survivors of the immense forests of the Cedars of Lebanon that thrived across Mount Lebanon in ancient times. Their timber was exploited by the Assyrians, Babylonians and Persians as well as the Phoenicians. The wood was especially prized by Egyptians for shipbuilding; Solomon used them in the construction of the First Temple in Jerusalem and the Ottoman Empire also used the cedars to build its railroad system.

    The Cedars of God is a small forest of about 400 Lebanon Cedar trees at about 2,300 meters above sea level in the mountains of northern Lebanon. The Cedars of Lebanon are mentioned in the Bible over 70 times and used as symbols of the Messiah, and they were prized by historical figures such as Herod, Alexander, and Caesar. They also have a mention in the Epic of Gilgamesh.

  3. World’s Hardiest Conifer – Chile

    Araucaria araucana (Pehuén or Monkey-puzzle) is the hardiest species in the conifer genus Araucaria. It is native to central Chile and Argentina, and is an evergreen tree growing to 40 m tall and 2 m trunk diameter. Because of this species’ great age it is sometimes described as a living fossil. Araucaria araucana is the national tree of Chile.

  4. Curtain Fig Tree – Australia

    Curtain Fig Tree a massive tree near Cairns, Australia is one of the largest trees in North Queensland. The vine dangles 15 meters to the ground to create a curtain-like effect and one of the best known attractions on the Atherton Tableland. The Curtain Fig Tree is from the strangler fig species Ficus virens. Normally these parasitic figs germinate on top of another tree and try to make roots into the ground. Once this important step is done, the fig will grow vigorously, finally kill the hosting tree and then grow on independently. In this case the hosting tree tilted towards the next one, the fig also grows around that one. Its curtain of aerial roots drop 15 meters (49 feet) to the ground.

  5. Cathedral Fig Tree – Australia

    The Cathedral Fig Tree, like the Curtain Fig Tree, is a gigantic 500 year old strangler tree.

  6. Ginkgo Tree – Japan

    This ginkgo tree is located in Toyama, Japan. It is said to be 1,400 years old and is a female ginkgo. Ginkgo is deciduous tree having fan-shaped leaves and fleshy yellow seeds; exists almost exclusively in cultivation especially as an ornamental street tree and medicinal tree.

  7. Banyan Tree – Philippines

    Banyan tree or locally called Balete tree in the Philippines has always been associated with supernatural and believed by many to be a dwelling place of supernatural beings like the white lady, tikbalang and many others. In India it is a sacred tree and their national tree. A single banyan tree may cover an area nearly 1,500 ft. (460 m) in circumference and have more than 3,000 trunk-like roots.

  8. Emancipation Oak – U.S.A.

    Emancipation Oak is a historic tree located on the campus of Hampton University in what is now the City of Hampton, Virginia The large sprawling oak is 98 feet (30 m) in diameter, with branches which extend upward as well as laterally, as if offering refuge. It is designated as one of the 10 Great Trees of the World by the National Geographic Society and is part of the National Historic Landmark District of Hampton University. The tree is a Live Oak (Quercus virgiana).

  9. Bottle Tree -Australia

    This tree is extremely drought tolerant and can thrive with little to no water. They are cultivated in other warm regions as ornamentals. The name refers to the peculiar shape of the tree trunk. The Aborigines ate the young roots and seeds either raw or roasted. Bottle trees store water inside the swollen trunk, up to 120,000 liters (32,000 US gallons), to endure the harsh drought conditions particular to each region.

  10. Major Oak of Sherwood Forest – England

    This giant tree, with a waistline of 35 ft, a height of 52 feet and weighing an estimated 23 tons, has been here for about 800-1000 years. Legend has it that once upon a time Robin Hood hid from his enemies inside the hollow of the Major Oak

  11. Tane Mahuta – New Zealand

    Tane Mahuta, a giant Kauri in the Waipoua Forest of Northland Region, New Zealand. The tree’s Maori name means “Lord of the Forest” and is the name of a god in the Maori pantheon. Tāne Mahuta is the most massive kauri known to stand today. It is 51 meters (169 feet) in height, and has a circumference of 13.8 meters (45 feet). There is no proof of the tree’s age, but it is estimated to be between 1250 and 2500 years old. The trunk girth is 13.77 m, the trunk height is 17.68 m, the total height is 51.2 m and the trunk volume is 244.5 m3. It is the most famous tree in New Zealand and the oldest.

  12. Te Matua Ngahere – New Zealand

    Te Matura Nagger is a giant Kauri in Waipahu Forest of Northland Region, New Zealand.The tree’s Maori name means “Father of the Forest”. Although not as massive or tall as its neighbor Tame Mahuta, Te Matura Ngahere is much stouter, with a girth just over 16 meters (52.5 feet). There is no proof of the tree’s age, but it is estimated to be about 2000 years old. The tree is a remnant of the ancient rain forest that once grew on the North Auckland Peninsula.

  13. The Largest of the Oldest – Patriarch Grove, U.S.A.

    Bristlecone Pine trees live longer than 4,000 years. This is not the oldest, but the largest Bristlecone pine tree in the world located in White Mountains, California. The ancient trees have survived more than 40 centuries, exceeding the age of the oldest Giant Sequoia by 1,500 years. For trees that old, one would expect giants, but Bristlecone pines look more like weathered dwarfs than like old giants. They add no more than an inch per century to their girth. The harsh climate above 10,000 ft elevation and very poor soil conditions don’t let things grow too big. As a matter of fact, Bristlecone pines are the only trees to have adapted to these conditions. That gives them a competitive edge allowing for a long and undisturbed life.

  14. Baobab Tree – South Africa

    The Sunland “Big Baobab” in Limpopo Province, South Africa is famous internationally for being the largest of its species in the world. Africa is symbolized by these magnificent trees. The Sunland Big Baobab is carbon dated to be around 6,000 years old. When baobabs become a thousand years old, they begin to hollow inside. The Big Baobab has resulted in wonderful caverns and caves, where the world famous Baobab Tree Bar and Wine Cellar now amaze visitors. The tree bar can accommodate more than 60 people.

Hope you enjoyed this brief sightseeing of some of the most spectacular trees from the six continents.

For more amazing and interesting trees see

11 More Spectacular Trees From Around the World

The Oldest and Stoutest Trees in the World

Famous Oak Trees in the World

Historic Trees From Around the World

World’s Tallest and Largest Trees

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93 Responses to “Spectacular Trees From Around the World”
  1. morninwood Says...

    On June 6, 2008 at 11:25 am

    plus it makes great funiture.

  2. Liane Schmidt Says...

    On June 6, 2008 at 11:46 am

    Love this one. I love the pictures. It makes me long for a really nice hike. Wonderful work.

    Best wishes.


    -Liane Schmidt.

  3. Anna Ski Says...

    On June 6, 2008 at 1:03 pm

    Great article. Everywhere in this world every tree has a story about itself.
    The one most unbelievable thing I came across while being Northern Greece in a village re-named (former name from the Macedonians – Rulia) Kotas, by the Greeks.
    My mother was born there and when we went for a holiday there it’s so quiet!!!
    You can’t hear any cars or anything like that, rather birds inside this enclosed
    tree forest which looks impossible to enter. The people in the village named this little forest on an island of soil, “Gods Forest”. Why? Because once a man went to cut wood, they told him not to go there because it was Gods Forest. He didn’t listen, so he went and chopped wood came out and went home with the wood.
    Twenty-four hours later he died from a cause unknown to doctors. Other people had gone, mainly the men to chop wood, same thing happened to them. This is all true, the people that live there told me so. Next time, if I go I want to just check it out, but I won’t touch anything because when I was there I was too young and it was a bit creepy.

  4. IcyCucky Says...

    On June 6, 2008 at 3:00 pm

    Nice article!

  5. Ruby Hawk Says...

    On June 6, 2008 at 8:51 pm

    I love trees too, and the history of these acient trees. They are amazing and beautiful but my favorite tree is the red maple. The colors are so beautiful and the shade is so cool on a hot summer day.

  6. valli Says...

    On June 7, 2008 at 3:57 am

    Good article.

  7. Anne Lyken-Garner Says...

    On June 7, 2008 at 8:08 am

    An original piece, full of great pictures and fascinating information.

  8. SunGoddess Says...

    On June 7, 2008 at 8:29 am

    Great article, Nobert! =)

  9. nobert soloria bermosa Says...

    On June 7, 2008 at 8:43 am

    thanks a lot morninwood, Liane, Anna, IC, Ruby, Valli, Anne and SunGoddess

  10. patrick regoniel Says...

    On June 7, 2008 at 8:45 am

    That’s a nice collection bro. No wonder you’re one of the hottest writers. Thanks.

  11. quiet voice Says...

    On June 7, 2008 at 11:52 am

    …Hi nobert, this is a great article,
    full of interesting information, you
    really educate us, beautiful pictures
    as well, how does the poem go “I think
    that I will never see, a poem as lovely
    as a tree”, totally true. Great work.
    Take care.

  12. Gary Says...

    On June 7, 2008 at 8:09 pm

    Great piece, but don’t forget the General Sherman in Sequoia National Park, the largest (by volume) tree in the world.

  13. max Says...

    On June 7, 2008 at 9:45 pm

    theres a tree where i live in athens, georgia called The Tree That Owns Itself. it literally, under law, own itself and the 5 square foot peice of land that it lives on.

  14. Lucy Lockett Says...

    On June 8, 2008 at 1:02 am

    I bet they could tell a story or two! They are beautiful and spectacular.

  15. Chuck Says...

    On June 8, 2008 at 8:12 pm

    How refreshing to look upon the world again (abeit all too brief) in awe and wonder. Thank you!

  16. Diego Says...

    On June 8, 2008 at 8:23 pm

    Here is One tree missing, the TULE tree in Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico. It’s amazing.

  17. AJ Garcia Says...

    On June 8, 2008 at 9:08 pm

    Wow! Great trees. Baobab Tree is awesome for the caverns it makes. Driving through Balete Drive is really scary. Informative article Nobert! Good work! I liked it. :)

  18. Darlene McFarlane Says...

    On June 9, 2008 at 8:37 am

    I have always loved trees for their natural artistic beauty. The trees in this article are amazing. The fig trees and the Emancipation Oak are fantastic…

  19. Tree Smoker Says...

    On June 9, 2008 at 8:58 am

    You really gotta include el Tule, list isn’t complete without it

  20. nobert soloria bermosa Says...

    On June 9, 2008 at 9:24 am

    Thanks to all of you guys,

    @Diego and Tree Smoker,I’ve included the Tule tree in another article about trees. I hope it will be publish soon,Thanks again

  21. MindIt Says...

    On June 9, 2008 at 10:19 am

    Trees symbolize, among other things, magnanimity, strength, tolerance, self-sufficiency, and selflessness. Just one look at these trees tells you why.

  22. DOM Says...

    On June 9, 2008 at 11:02 am

    i live a few miles away from the major oak. i had no idea that it was so famous

  23. Hein Marais Says...

    On June 9, 2008 at 1:01 pm

    My favorite is the baobab tree in South Africa. Especially the pub.

  24. Skunk Says...

    On June 9, 2008 at 2:27 pm

    WOW, amazing trees!

    I also found a strange tree in Ireland, it have the shaper of an harp.. the national symbol!

    There is the image.. http://www.picable.com/photographers/Skunk.14983

  25. nobert soloria bermosa Says...

    On June 9, 2008 at 4:48 pm

    Hi MindIt,DOM, Hein & Skunk, thank you very much,
    I will check that out skunk,thanks again

  26. charlie Says...

    On June 9, 2008 at 5:58 pm

    Tree of life in Bahrain with an unknown water source? It’ll just be an underground stream and the tree will have long roots. Cool tree, but i doubt its any great mystery.

  27. Nelson Johnson Says...

    On June 10, 2008 at 8:56 am

    Wonderful trees…

  28. Nathan Says...

    On June 10, 2008 at 11:05 am

    Nice pics, but these are a product of millions of years of evolution, not magic :)

  29. Kristine Scurry Says...

    On June 10, 2008 at 8:31 pm

    I really enjoyed the article, and I LOVED the pictures of the trees. Beautiful!

  30. Eddie Starr Says...

    On June 10, 2008 at 10:35 pm

    No stumps here! Nice article Nobert!

  31. Rachel Says...

    On June 11, 2008 at 10:40 am

    wow! Imagine having a tree house built in some of these great giants :)

  32. Bob Rosenberg Says...

    On June 11, 2008 at 9:26 pm

    “… the Rose Tree now covers an area of over 8,000 square feet, and holds the title of the world’s largest rose tree in the Guiness Book Of World Records.”

    Tombstone, Arizona Attractions

    The Rose Tree Inn, one of the first adobe buildings constructed in Tombstone, was built by A.C. and Alice Robertson in 1880 for the use of offices and a boarding house for the Vizina Mining Company. In 1885, a newly married couple from Scotland, Henry and Mary Gee, lived in the boarding house. While Henry, a mining engineer was away at work, Mary spent her time mostly being homesick for her native Scotland. However, she did make one friend, the caretaker at the Rose Tree Inn, one Amelia Adamson.

    When Henry and Mary built a permanent home, Mary’s family sent her a box of plant cuttings from her native home, including a white Lady Banksias Rose. After planting several in her yard, she gave a cutting of the rose to her friend Amelia at the Rose Tree Inn. Together, they planted the cutting on the patio and despite the desert heat, it began to thrive.

    When the Vizina Mine shut down, the building, with its rose bush in the back, became a hotel and in 1930, Ethel Macia, the daughter of original builders, A.C. and Alice Robertson took over the inn. By this time, the rose bush, so out of place in the Arizona desert, had grown to a “rose tree,” and was soon hailed as “The World’s Largest Rose” by an entertaining Robert Ripley.

    Today, the building, still owned by the Macia family, serves as a small museum. In back, the Rose Tree now covers an area of over 8,000 square feet, and holds the title of the world’s largest rose tree in the Guiness Book Of World Records.

  33. PDiddy Says...

    On June 12, 2008 at 6:26 am

    Great article. You should check the Jail Boab tree near Derby in Western Australia. You can still climb inside it, I wouldn’t want to be locked in there when it is 40c and hotter as it gets around summer. http://picasaweb.google.com/ronssmith00/KimberlyJune2007/photo#5090367207217091090

  34. Harry Barracuda Says...

    On June 12, 2008 at 8:44 am

    The tree of life is a mess. It’s surrounded by rubbish, and the Bahrainis, having no concept of history or respect for it, carve their names into it, break branches off and generally vandalise it without a thought.

    Truly a shame.

  35. Geraldo Says...

    On June 12, 2008 at 9:39 am

    And about Araucaria Brasilienses?

  36. Unofre Pili Says...

    On June 12, 2008 at 9:53 am

    Very educationa. Thanks for sharing.

  37. PR Mace Says...

    On June 12, 2008 at 12:35 pm

    Thank you for sharing these wonderful creations from God. I love trees. I have ten oaks in my backyard.

  38. forthgb Says...

    On June 12, 2008 at 12:52 pm

    Very entertaining article, but what abut the trees at the Mount of Olives where Jesus was arrested? I heard they and several groves in the region are still living, thousands of years old.

  39. deadstatue Says...

    On June 12, 2008 at 5:07 pm

    nice collection, you should add a side note to the banyon in the phillipines,just went to maui and saw a beautiful one in the town center of lahaina.
    on another note, the two oldest trees known, dead or alive, are prometheus and methusela in nevada. the former was cut down mid 20th century, the latter is in a protected location,watched over by the forest service.

  40. Diamond Blue Says...

    On June 12, 2008 at 5:36 pm

    Awe inspiring!!!!!. As I live in Cairns, it was wonderful to see my part of the world included in your subject matter. Thank you-Anna Storer.

  41. Loreta Dorington Says...

    On June 12, 2008 at 7:47 pm

    I cannot stop myself from commenting before leaving for a great article like this deserves to be praised and appreciated. Thanks for sharing.

  42. Nelson Doyle Says...

    On June 13, 2008 at 10:34 pm

    Wonderful and informative article that actually made me more knowledgeable about the world of trees. This article should make it to the Top of the Triond Hot Content List. Very good and entertaining article that I wish had not ended.

    God Bless,

    Nelson Doyle

  43. zxnod111 Says...

    On June 14, 2008 at 2:08 am


  44. RJ Evans Says...

    On June 14, 2008 at 9:32 am

    Astounding trees! Great article, cheers!

  45. Diane McCloskey Says...

    On June 14, 2008 at 10:12 pm

    awesome pictures and data! broadens one’s horizons a bit, eh? thanks!

  46. william rodriguez II Says...

    On June 14, 2008 at 11:23 pm

    What can I say? Amazing!

  47. acecampillo Says...

    On June 15, 2008 at 2:03 am

    This is a great article from you Sir Norbert. :)
    But how about the Philippine National Tree : ‘The Narra Tree’
    It is considered to be one of the hardest tree in the world.
    Ang sikat mo na, ang pangit mang sabihin pero nakakainggit ka..hehehe.
    Thanks for sharing and God Bless! :D

  48. cole Says...

    On June 15, 2008 at 9:59 am

    you’d think someone writing for a “science” website would know that “god” didn’t play any part in the appearance of those awesome trees.

  49. Josh Says...

    On June 15, 2008 at 3:11 pm

    Is number 9 supposed to have the silhouette of Pacman farting? Just wondering ^_^

  50. Me Says...

    On June 15, 2008 at 4:52 pm


  51. scholar Says...

    On June 15, 2008 at 5:02 pm

    Great article. Loved the pictures.

  52. arturog Says...

    On June 15, 2008 at 8:12 pm

    theres a very beutiful tree in oaxaca mexico, its called arbol del tule, its an amazing sight….
    youre going to like.


  53. nobert soloria bermosa Says...

    On June 15, 2008 at 8:18 pm

    for other popular trees like the Tule Tree and others, you can visit this site,,thanks


  54. nobert soloria bermosa Says...

    On June 15, 2008 at 8:21 pm

  55. nobert soloria bermosa Says...

    On June 15, 2008 at 8:27 pm

    for trees with historical significance like the jail boab tree, anne frank’s tree and many other please visit this site, thanks


  56. nobert soloria bermosa Says...

    On June 15, 2008 at 8:31 pm

    for the largest and tallest trees please visit this site,thanks


  57. Jeejee Says...

    On June 15, 2008 at 10:15 pm

    Wow nice trees here :O

  58. Stephanie Says...

    On June 16, 2008 at 4:50 pm

    Beautiful pictures! Love it!

  59. pertz_lne Says...

    On June 17, 2008 at 5:05 am


  60. Sourabh Says...

    On June 17, 2008 at 9:34 am

    Nice one…. World is full of wonders.

  61. Sherdfly Says...

    On June 18, 2008 at 7:41 pm

    Nice collection of beautiful and amazing trees…well done.

  62. Sweet! Says...

    On June 19, 2008 at 10:07 am

    This is awesome! I’ve got an idea about The Tree of Life. Have scientists considered underwater streams? Even though it is a desert, there has got to be water somewhere right? Do they know how deep the roots of the mesquite tree have grown?

  63. Pammy P Says...

    On June 20, 2008 at 12:06 pm

    Nice article!!! check out some of mine!

  64. Krystal M Says...

    On June 23, 2008 at 9:26 am

    This was really wonderful and informative and very enjoyable. Someone should make this into a half hour discovery channel show. That is what it felt like when reading your article. Loved it.

  65. chirissa Says...

    On June 23, 2008 at 11:57 pm

    SPECTACULAR???? Watch your word. Spectacular is an adjective use to describe an extravagant man made events, happenings or performances that entertained and wowed the viewer(s).

  66. chirissa Says...

    On June 24, 2008 at 12:15 am

    Poor guys, it seems that it’s only now that you realize how wonderful is the nature. It would have been more wonderful if not our ancestors doomed many other living things into extinction. What you saw are just the leftover of our ancestors.

  67. webster Says...

    On June 24, 2008 at 4:28 am

    spectacular also means striking, showy; exciting wonder by dramatic or unusual display.

  68. Anonymous Says...

    On June 24, 2008 at 8:22 pm

    I applaud you for once again taking something small and making it even less. I don’t know how you manage to gain so many views when your articles are mostly pictures and poorly written content. I don’t know how you get away with it honestly.
    By the way, your adjectives are overused as well.
    Congratulations on having viewers that are either not too bright or just want to laugh at yet another lame piece that you have once again made into top ten material.
    No thanks.

  69. Juliane Elliott Says...

    On June 24, 2008 at 11:06 pm

    Hey Norbert- I did enjoy your piece and I learned something from your article.
    I have been writing a long time and I can tell you that you need to write with your heart and not worry about what others may think or say.
    All the best! :)

  70. The Non-Returner Says...

    On June 28, 2008 at 2:29 pm

    Great article Nobert! Don’t listen to anyone who doesn’t like your articles. Rock on, buddy!

  71. William Cooper Says...

    On June 29, 2008 at 6:19 pm

    Those ware some really amazing TREES especially the one with a bar inside of it. lol

  72. aross1 Says...

    On June 29, 2008 at 7:14 pm

    you should cite your sources.
    even if they are all wikipedia.

    interesting stuff, though

  73. acecampillo Says...

    On June 29, 2008 at 9:18 pm

    all those with bad comments are just jealous of you norbert.. they have been writing for quite some time yet they did not even get a lot of people to view their articles. if they say this article is lame then their articles should be the worst. God Bless You!

  74. Dan Says...

    On June 30, 2008 at 9:49 am

    Nice Article…
    gonna go for a walk in the woods after work…

  75. martin Says...

    On July 1, 2008 at 3:47 pm

    wonderful selection maybe you should add the dragon tree which is supposedly more than a thousand years old and is located in Icod de los Vinos on the island of Tenerife in the Canary Islands

  76. adroito Says...

    On July 1, 2008 at 7:11 pm

    What no Angel Oak in Charleston SC???

    Its puts that little oak in Va to shame!

  77. Clara Says...

    On July 2, 2008 at 4:50 am

    In Brazil, in a town called Piragi, in the northeast,
    there is the biggest cashew tree in the world, woth approximately 8,500 square meters!!!!! Huuuge!
    Here you can see a picture from underneath it: http://www.pcrentacar.com.br/site/fotos/cajueiro.jpg

    And here is an aerial view: http://www.natal-brazil.com/photos/cajueiro-top.jpg


  78. kthen Says...

    On July 2, 2008 at 9:07 am

    Great article, but, correct me if I’m wrong…aren’t there seven continents?

  79. nobert bermosa Says...

    On July 2, 2008 at 9:29 am

    to Martin,
    I wanted to add the dragon tree but unfortunately i wasn’t able to include it.

    to adroito,
    regarding the Angel oak, you can check his site,

    to Kthen,
    You are correct Kthen, but there are no trees in Antarctica, thanks

    and to Clara,
    yeah I have read about the biggest cashew tree in Brazil, thanks a lot

    to all of you and to all the others you who read and supported this site, my sincerest thanks to all of you.

  80. Skye Says...

    On July 2, 2008 at 10:07 am

    I’d like to go and see that tree in South Africa. That’s awesome.

  81. Frankie Says...

    On July 2, 2008 at 7:06 pm

    Put together well. Great pictures and facts. Definitely gave it a thumbs up.

  82. Dave Says...

    On July 3, 2008 at 8:17 am

    Fantastic trees… but not created by your imaginary friend!

  83. LAMBA MUCHA NUMA!!!!!!!! Says...

    On July 4, 2008 at 5:31 pm


  84. R.B. Parsley Says...

    On July 5, 2008 at 12:39 pm

    Great article! If god hadn\’t planted a tree, we wouldn\’t be able to enjoy its many conviences, such as paper, and of course everyones favorite convience, the house. I have a maple tree in my back yard. Though my yard is small I wouldn\’t have bought the house without it. I have had many great cookouts under this tree. The day it dies will be the day I move. Trees are one of gods most beautiful wonders.One of my favorite tree is the Rain tree. One of my aunts and uncles used to have a Rain tree in they\’re back yard. My cousins and I would play under this tree for hours. The trees on your list I like the most are the Emancipation tree, the Ginkgo, the Major Oak, and the tree of Life.Excellent article.!!! Keep up the great work Nobert.


  85. dogtag Says...

    On July 6, 2008 at 11:15 am

    Very nice pix and info. I grew up a few miles from the Emancipation Oak and never knew it was there.

    Question: I thought that the bristlecone pines were the earth’s oldest trees at 4000 years; so how can the baobab be 6000 years old? I also thought carbon dating could only date dead material, but that may not be true.

  86. nobert soloria bermosa Says...

    On July 7, 2008 at 10:02 am

    thanks a lot guys,

    hi dogtag,
    the oldest tree is the Norway Spruce-click the link below,thanks

  87. nobert soloria bermosa Says...

    On July 30, 2008 at 10:15 pm

    thank you all,i appreciate your support very much!!

  88. Martha Says...

    On October 6, 2008 at 2:11 pm

    This isn’t a tree but
    I thought your young gardeners would enjoy an gardening adventure, growing the TickleMe Plant (Mimosa pudica). Recently featured by the National Gardening Association, http://www.kidsgardeningstore.com/14-1030.html
    If you want to give your young gardeners an experience they will never forget, consider having them grow a TickleMe Plant. This is the plant that will close its leaves and lower its branches when you tickle it. They sprout in days and can be grown indoors any time of year. Just Google TickleMe Plants or go to http://www.TickleMePlant.com for information seeds and growing kits. This plant has turned many kids into plant and nature lovers. I know, because I grow TickleMe Plants in my classroom.
    Happy Growing

  89. rich92 Says...

    On April 13, 2009 at 7:24 am

    the largest oak in diameter 3.5m and height 25m,1500 years old are in Lithuania(Stelmuzes azuolas)

  90. Zainabu kakungulu Kampala-Uganda Says...

    On April 14, 2009 at 5:03 am

    The emancipation oak is ma favourite.Its amazing.

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    On March 16, 2010 at 6:35 pm

    wow these trees around the world are cool i wish i was in front of theses trees

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  93. kyla Says...

    On November 18, 2011 at 11:31 pm

    wow .. !! nice!

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