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Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Facts about Trees

1) Trees are the longest living organisms on earth.

2) The world's oldest trees are 4,600 year old Bristlecone pines(The photo displayed) which is USA.

3) The world deepest tree is wild fig tree in South Africa which has roots reaching 400 feet.

4) The fastest growing tree is Albizzia falcata in Malaysia which was measured 35 feet and 3 inches in 13 months. An approximate of 1.1 inches per day.

5) The world's tallest tree is a coast redwood in California, measuring more than 360 ft or 110 m.

6) Dendrochronology is the science of calculating a tree's age by its rings(middle part of the tree).

7) The world tallest tree is perennial woody plant, Compared with most other plants, trees are long-lived, some reaching several thousand years old and growing to up to 115 m (379 ft) high.

8)One tree can absorb as much carbon in a year as a car produces while driving 26,000 miles. Over the course its life, a single tree can absorb one ton of carbon dioxide.

9)A single tree produces approximately 260 pounds of oxygen per year. That means two mature trees can supply enough oxygen annually to support a family of four.

10)About one third of the United States of America is covered by forests.

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