The 17 most amazing and crazy trees you'll ever see. #6 is out of this world!
We all heard of the 7 Wonders of the World. They include the Grand Canyon, the Great Barrier Reef and Mount Everest. But to be honest, the world is so rich and diverse that it wouldn't be fair to use numbers. There are wonders that can be found in different shapes and sizes all over nature.
Take trees for example. We didn't know that nature's most unique and breathtaking creations can be trees.
People from all over the world travel to these destinations to view these wonderful trees. Trust us, you have never seen such trees before.
1. 125-year-old Rhododendron, Canada
This Rhododendron is one of the largest of its kind, and is found in Ladysmith, British Columbia, Canada
2. Japanese Maple - Oregon
Located in the Japanese Garden in Washington Park, Portland, Oregon, this Japanese maple is full of life and spectacular with its endless color display.
3. Wisteria 144 years old, Japan
This Wisteria tree is perhaps the oldest at age 144 years. It is considered by many to be the most beautiful tree in the world, it's the largest tree in Japan, and can be found in the Ashikaga Flower Park, in Ashikaga, Japan
4. Wisteria Tunnel - Japan
Also located in the Flower Park in Ashikaga, the Wisteria Tunnel displays a wide variety of wisteria trees and provides a wonderful escape to the ‘world of legends’.
5. Oak - South Carolina
The Angel Oak is an older Oak tree that is more than 500 years old. It is located in Angel Oak Park in Jones Island, South Carolina. It is considered the oldest tree east of the Mississippi River.
6. Baobab (Adansonia) trees - Madagascar
Baobab trees can reach a height of about 33 meters and a width of 12 meters. Their large trunk contains more than 100,000 gallons of water that it uses during periods of drought in Madagascar. Baobab Avenue, close to Morondava, Madagascar, is known as the home of the biggest baobab trees.
7. Rainbow Eucalyptus - Hawaii
Located in Hawaii, New Guinea, and other tropical islands, the rainbow eucalyptus look like a tree painted by artists. The prominent color of the wood appears when the bark sheds its outer layer. It looks almost like a kaleidoscope of colors with its irregular patterns. The unique colors include green, blue, purple and orange.
8. Sakura Avenue, Bonn, Germany
It is easy to see why this boulevard in Bonn is called Sakura Avenue. One walk down this historic street, and you will see the pink color hovering in the air. It is a must to get to this place in the spring.
9. Royal Poinciana - Madagascar
The beautiful poinciana tree has one of the most beautiful inflorescences in the world. It originates in Madagascar and other tropical regions, and its spectacular blooms can be enjoyed in a variety of colors during the spring months.
10. Tree of Tule - Mexico
With the largest trunk, the Tree of Tule is slightly larger than the giant redwood. It is 1200-3000 years old, and is located in Oaxaca, Mexico.
11. Spectacular Siglon Trees - South Africa
The siglon grows in warm places. And this avenue of siglon trees can be found in Cullinan, South Africa.
12. Dragon Blood Tree - Yemen
The dragon's blood tree has a unique shape as its leaves grow from the ends of the young branches. It originated in Yemen, and is called the blood of the dragon because of its red marrow. This marrow is used for paints, health benefits and lacquer for violins.
13. The Maple Tunnel - Oregon
The Maple Tunnel is located in St. Louis, Oregon, it is a charming tourist destination during the fall. It is full of rich and glowing colors.
14. The Leaning Trees - New Zealand
The wind blowing on these trees makes them look like they are leaning. Located between the South Pole and the equator, the dramatic shape of these trees shows us how harsh the weather conditions are in this place.
15. Silk floss tree - South America
Located in tropical countries in South America, Silk floss trees can grow up to a height of 27 meters. They are said to be relatives of the Baobab trees from Madagascar.
16. Oak Avenue - South Carolina
Planted in the late 18th century, the length of the Oak Avenue is about 1200 meters.
17. Forest Giant (The President) - California
According to National Geographic, this is the second largest Giant Sequoia tree in the world, with the "president" rising to a height of 80 meters and a circumference of 9 meters. This huge tree is found in the Sierra Nevada mountain range in California.