Trees are undoubtedly an integral part of nature and a vital component for our day-to-day survival. Trees help in dotting suburban landscapes, city squares, and all sorts of uninhabited forests all throughout the world. With over four hundred billion species of trees on this planet, there is always an extra special something that makes a particular tree stand out. While we see different types of trees in our everyday life, some trees are completely different, and unique which can always make us stare in awe. There are several breath-taking trees all across the globe, here we have listed seven of the most magnificent ones.
The Japanese Maple
These Japanese maple trees have long been favored in several types of ornamental gardens. They are relatively small, even though they grow gigantic in size when compared to other specimens of their own species. Furthermore, they also produce weeping legions of leaves that change their color from dark green or dark purple to brilliant orange, yellow or red. They are also known to provide a showy display of color in the Autumn season just before its leaves start falling into the ground. This particular tree specimen is indeed large of its kind and it generally grows in the Japanese Garden located in Portland, Oregon.
The Monkey Pod Tree
The monkeypod tree of the Samanea saman is a landscape tree having a massive shade. It is mostly native to tropical America. The crown of the monkeypod can have an overall diameter of around two hundred feet. The wood of this tree can be easily turned into carvings, bowls, or platters and is commonly sold or displayed in Hawaii. The pods of this tree have a sticky brown pulp that is often used for feeding cattle in Central America.
Rainbow Eucalyptus, Hawaii
The rainbow eucalyptus of Hawaii is very much picky about its environment. Under proper conditions, it can grow into the most beautiful tree. Its multi-colored bark helps in highlighting all the colors that you can see in a rainbow.
Silver Birch, Finland
The silver birch is a medium-sized deciduous plant that owes its name due to its white peeling bark on the trunks. The silver birch particularly look mesmerizing when covered with snow.
Rhododendron Shrub, Canada
The rhododendron shrub of Canada is always evergreen, azaleas, and deciduous in nature. These plants range from creeping shrubs to different medium-sized trees having saucer-like bell-shaped flowers that are usually red, pink, mauve, purple, or orange in color.
Blooming Cherry Trees, Germany
The blooming cherry trees of Germany are so beautiful that walking underneath these trees can any day make you forget about any sort of road-noise, air pollution, or hustle-bustle of the streets.
Dark Hedges Of Northern Ireland
The dark hedges of northern Ireland was installed way back in the 18th century by the Stuart Family. The family thought that these trees would help in serving as a unique landscape to greet guests with. Two hundred years down the line, these trees still exist, while intriguing many who come to see them.