Plants are really important for all of the living beings on earth. This is because the plants absorb carbon dioxide and release oxygen through their leaves. There are lot of unbelievable and amazing facts about plants that you must know.
Therefore, we human beings and other animals depend on plants to breathe. However, plants also help in cleaning the water. Hence, we depend on plants and we need plants to eat them.
Most Unbelievable Amazing Facts about Plants
- 10,000 paper sheets can be made with 5% of an average sized tree
- Bamboo grows 1.5 inches per hour
- Apple consists of 25% air
- Carrots are purple in color
- Methuselah plant is 4,852 years old
- There are a total of 391,000 species of plants in our whole world
- Cabbage consist of 92 % water
- Cosmos Atrosanguineus flower smells like chocolate
- A tree in Africa can store 1000 litres of water in its trunk
- The largest flower in the world is bigger than elephant in size
- One mature tree can provide enough oxygen for 2 persons.
- Dwarf Willow is the tiniest tree in the world
Plants improve air quality as well as humidity levels. Also, they reduce stress at a much greater extent.
Plants make people calmer and happier. Also, Plants even help us in increasing concentration, productivity as well as creativity.
10,000 paper sheets can be made with 5% of an average sized tree
It is estimated that an average sized pine tree which is 44 ft tall as well as 4 inch radius can produce one reap of paper. However, this will take just 5% of the tree.
Bamboo grows 1.5 inches per hour
Clumping bamboo can grow up to 2 inches per hour in the optimal weather. Also, bamboo is the fastest growing plant in the world.
However, some species of bamboo can grow up to 98 ft tall and (10-13 in) in diameter.
Apple consists of 25 % air
Apple is consists of flavourful juices. However, they are composed of sugar, water, acids and aromatic esters.
Also, the spaces between the cells are filled completely with air. Therefore, almost 25% of the apple is filled with air, this is the reason apple floats on water.
Carrots are purple in colour originally
Carrots were purple in colour originally. But, orange carrots were easier to cultivate than purple carrots.
Also, before the 16th century, the carrots produced were purple in colour.
Methuselah is the plant which is 4,852 years old
It is a great basin bristlecone pine located in the white mountains of California. This plant is considered as the world’s oldest non-cloned plant which is 4.852 years old.
A total of 391,000 species of plants exist in our world
The “State of the World’s Plants”, report is released by the researchers in United Kingdom. According to this report, there are a total of 391,000 species of plants in our world.
Cabbage consist of 92 % water
A raw cabbage consists of 92% water, 6% carbohydrates as well as 1% protein.
One mature tree can provide enough oxygen for 2 persons
A single mature tree can absorb carbon dioxide from atmosphere at a rate of 48 lbs/year. Therefore, it produces enough oxygen to support 2 human beings.
However, on an average a single mature tree can produce 250 pounds of oxygen every year.
Cosmos Atrosanguineus flower smells like chocolate
These flowers are also known as Chocolate Cosmos. Also, their maroon, brown flowers have a chocolaty smell.
A tree in Africa can store 120,000 litres of water in its trunk
Baobab Tree in Africa is an amazing tree. Also, it is known for its water storage capacity in its trunk.
However, it can store 1,000 litres to 120,000 litres of water in its swollen trunk.
The largest flower in the world is bigger than elephant in size
Do you know that the largest flower in the whole world is Titan Arums.
Also, the size of each flower is about 10 feet high and 3 feet wide (i.e., even bigger than an elephant).
Dwarf Willow is the tiniest tree in the world
The tiniest tree in the world is Dwarf Willow. Also, its size is about 2 inches and it is found in Greenland.
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