Some Fun Facts About Plants

Here are 10 fun facts about plants: 

The tallest tree in the world is the coast redwood, which can reach heights of over 360 feet (110 meters) 

The largest flower in the world is the Rafflesia arnoldii, which can grow up to three feet (one meter) in diameter and weigh up to 15 pounds (seven kilograms).

The Venus Flytrap is a carnivorous plant that uses its leaves to trap and digest insects. 

The Corpse Flower is a plant that emits a foul odor when it blooms, resembling the scent of rotting flesh, to attract pollinators such as flies and beetles.

The world's oldest known living plant is a clonal colony of aspen trees in Utah, USA, estimated to be around 80,000 years old.

The cacao tree, from which chocolate is made, can only grow within 20 degrees of the equator.

The Welwitschia mirabilis is a plant species found only in the Namib Desert of southern Africa, and can live for up to 2,000 years.

The world's largest seed is the coco de mer, found only in the Seychelles, and can weigh up to 66 pounds (30 kilograms)!

The Pando tree, located in Utah, is a single organism made up of over 40,000 individual trees connected by a single root system.

The world's largest flower garden, the Keukenhof Gardens in the Netherlands, features over seven million flowers and bulbs annually, including tulips, hyacinths, and daffodils.