Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Unusual Trees in the World

The paperbark cherry, or Tibetan cherry tree is known for its stunning mahogany-red bark. As the tree ages, its bark peals adding color and texture.
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"Paperbark Cherry" tree (Prunus serrula) Washington Arboretum, Seattle
Unusual Trees

Rainbow Eucalyptus" Hana, Maui, Hawaii The unusual phenomenon is caused by patches of bark shedding at different times. The different colours are therefore indicators of the age of the bark: Freshly shed outer bark will reveal the bright green inner bark. This darkens over time and changes from blue to purple and then reaches orange and maroon tones.
Unusual Trees

Ceiba Tree, Common Name is Kapok, Native to Mexico
Unusual Trees