Join the Unexplained Mysteries community today! It's free and setting up an account only takes a moment.
- Sign In or Create Account -
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
Still Waters

Rare tree blooms after 30 years

2 posts in this topic

A tree described as "rare in cultivation and extremely shy to flower" has bloomed for the first time in its 30-year history in Cambridge.

The Emmenopterys henryi at Cambridge University Botanic Garden is one of only five to have flowered since they were introduced in Britain in 1907.

Dr Tim Upson, acting director, said: "It's a super tree and to see a specimen in flower is extremely rare.

"It could be a once-in-a-lifetime, once-in-a-generation opportunity."

He said he hoped the tree would continue to bloom "for another two weeks or so".

http://www.bbc.co.uk...eshire-19597233

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.