Gold can grow on trees. This actually happens. When a tree has deep root growth, it can “strike gold” and absorb it through a biochemical process and in turn deposit the mineral into the tree’s bark and leaves.
The worlds rarest tree, Kaikōmako native to New Zealand, has been rescued from extinction after 40 years of trying to get the very last female tree in the world to fruit again.
When a 400-year rare old Japanese bonsai tree was stolen, the bonsai master gave out instructions on how the thief could care for the plant so it doesn’t die, as he felt it was his child.
Sharks are older than trees. Sharks have existed for more than 450 million years, whereas the earliest tree, lived around 350 million years ago.
The world’s tallest tree, Hyperion, is over 380ft (115.8m) tall. It was discovered in 2006 in California’s Redwood National Park, but to prevent damage, its exact location remains a secret.
There’s evidence that trees communicate via a vast, underground network of fungal connections similar to a brain.
The Canadian government will pay you to plant trees for a summer. It became so popular that work visas became available for foreign workers simply to plant trees.
There are 3 trillion trees on Earth, which is more trees than there are stars in the Milky Way galaxy and cells in the human brain.
2 years ago, Pakistan started a Billion Tree Tsunami project, to plant 1 billion trees all over the country within 5 years. Today, they witnessed 70% increase in honey production.
The Icelandic forestry service is encouraging people to hug trees while social distancing measures prevent them from hugging other people.