Are you fascinated by the different shapes, sizes, and structures of the trees? And even if you don’t have any knowledge about the trees, it might be surprising for you to hear that a few unique trees exist. There are hundreds of them which might take your breath away. Here is a list of the few most famous and unique ones in the world.
Avenue of Baobabs, Madagascar
The Avenue of Baobabs in Madagascar is one of the most iconic places that you might have seen. The place has a group of Baobab trees lined on the passage of the dirt road, which is basically a national highway ( Route N8) between Morondava and Belon’i Tsiribihina. There are 25- 30 trees lining the avenue of Baobabs of the stretch of 260m length with their large and thick trunks. It is one of the most visited and unique landmarks in the world!
Survivor Tree, New York City
Even after the disastrous 9/11 terror attacks in New York City, this only Callery pear tree was left. After all the debris were cleared out, the New York City Parks department noticed that a branch was still alive. And because they had faith that it will survive, so they took it to the Bronx Nursery, to bring back its health, it survived. Now, the Callery Tree, also known as the Survivor Tree, is planted back by the National 9/11 Memorial & Museum in the memory of that day and to cherish the ability of the tree to bring itself back to life!
The Sunland Baobab, Modjadjiskloof, South Africa
The Sunland Baobab in Modjadjiskloof is more than just a tree. It is one of the most extensive and most impressive structural trees in entire South Africa, which you must visit. The width of the trees stretches over 155feet, and the length of the tree is about 72 feet, it is an entirely disproportionate yet incredibly unique tree. According to a few researchers, the tree has been in this position for over six thousand years. However, it is difficult for a tree to live this long, but still, the Sunland Baobab has managed to so. Thus, you must not skip checking it out on your trip to Modjadjiskloof, South Africa.
General Sherman in Sequoia National Park, California
General Sherman is one of the most massive trees in the world. It is planted in the Sequoia National Park in California in the memory of a Civil War General, Willliam Tecumseh Sherman. It is a huge tree of 275 feet in length and approximately 100feet width. The tree has managed to survive for over 2000 years and is standing still. It has a volume similar to that of half the size of the Olympic swimming pool. If you are curious to watch the world’s tallest tree, then you must visit Sequoia National Park in California.
Angel Oak Tree, Charleston, South Carolina
The Angel Oak Tree is the oldest living thing in the city, which stands still at a length of 20m and with a circumference of 8.5m. The produces shade that covers an area of around 17,200 square feet. And if measured from tip to tip, then the longest branch of the tree is 187ft. It is estimated to be about 400 or 500 years old; however, it is not quite certain to date. If you are planning a trip to South Carolina, then you must visit Charleston to see the Angel Oak Tree.
Trees are the oldest living creature in the world, which not just adds to the beauty of the place but also have various benefits. Thus, it is great to plant more and more trees; maybe your planted tree might grow into something unique, just the trees mentioned above. Enthusiasts have got many more places to visit and check out unique trees across the world!