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Things We Heart – November 2017

We’ve rounded up some of the best tree stuff on the web for your enjoyment. Check out this month’s highlights below:

If your family enjoys the tradition of selecting a real Christmas tree (and sweeping up the needles until March), you may be interested to know what Square, the card-processing company, has to say about trends in tree sales in 2016. They charted the highs and lows of the season.
Check out what you may be up against for prices and crowds!

A tree that bears 40 different types of fruit? Sounds like science fiction, but a blend of art and science applied by a Syracuse University professor has proven to be real! Tree 75, a Tree of 40 Fruit, bears a whole smorgasbord of sweet treats, including cherries, nectarines and almonds. Its branches flower in many different colors, too.
Read more about Tree 75.

Trees that grow and repair the way muscles do? It’s true! Millions of years ago hollow trees, from the group Cladoxylopsida, learned to adapt and grow despite rough environmental conditions.
Learn more about it here.

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