10 Weirdest Trees On Earth

It is no question that nature often inspires some of the best design (see Nature and Design). There are countless incredible trees in this world, each amazing to look at in its own right – especially those that are particularly unique or strange. Take a look at our collection of the 10 Weirdest Trees on Earth.

“A man has made at least a start on discovering the meaning of human life when he plants shade trees under which he knows full well he will never sit.” – D. Elton Trueblood

weird trees (2)El Arbol de La Sabina (above)

weird trees (4)weird trees (3)Dragon Tree, Canary Islands (above)

weird trees (5)Chapel Tree, one of the most famous trees in France (above).

Baobabs Weird TreesBaobab Trees (above)

baobab toilet in a treeA toilet built inside a Baobab tree in the Kayila Lodge, Zambia.

weird trees (8)Tree of Life in Bahrain. Mesquite trees are well adapted to arid environments with one of the deepest known root systems. (above).

Silk cotton tree in CambodiaSilk Cotton Tree in Cambodia.

weird trees (1)Circus Tree The two trees above are sculpted trees by Axel Erlandson. Sculpting trees is also known as Arborsculpture. Visitors come from all over the world to see his horticulture attraction in Santa Cruz, California.

weirdest tree on earthweird trees tule treeEl Árbol del Tule (Spanish for The Tree of Tule). It is a Montezuma Cypress tree. It is reported to have the stoutest trunk of any tree in the world.

chandelier treechandelier treeThe Chandelier Tree is a 315 foot tall coast redwood tree in Leggett, California with a 6 foot wide by 6 foot 9 inch high hole cut through its base to allow cars to drive through.