The world’s oldest-growing tree is a bristlecone pine named “Prometheus”.
The world’s tallest-growing tree is the coast redwood (Sequoia sempervirens),which grows along the Pacific Coast of the United States, mainly in California.
Scientists believe the ancestor of all coronaviruses existed as recently as 8,000 BC, although some place MRCA back to 55 million years ago and place it on the same coevolution trajectory as bats.
Moonflowers unfurl in the evening and stay open until the sun rises. Several varieties of moonflower also give off a lemon fragrance when its flowers are open.
The bumps on raspberries are called “drupelets”.
According to one study, as little as 30 minutes of gardening can dramatically improve a man’s sex life.
Figs are not always considered vegan. When a fig is pollinated by a fig wasp, the fig flower traps the wasp and then the enzymes in the flower digests the wasps corpse.
The Hanging Gardens of Babylon were one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
During the 1600s, tulips were so valuable in Holland that their bulbs were worth more than gold. The craze was called tulip mania, or tulipomania, and caused the crash of the Dutch economy.
A bamboo plant can grow as much as 35 inches in a day.