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Best plant name ever
Wow! Amazing info n hence very nice spotting!
Incredible vegetable! LOL
Congratulations on thia wonderful SotD !
Awesome spot! Congrats!
Another awesome spotting of the day.Very interesting spotting. Thanks for sharing JosepMariaFe. Congratulations on SOTD!
Congrats!!! Just got to know that this particular "tree" was declared a national monument in 1917...!!!
first time I've ever seen this, thanks for sharing ! Congratulations on your SOTD!
Congratulations Josep on your SOTD. Great pic.
Wonderful spotting! Congratulations. I want (to see) one!
Beautiful,I would love to go see it myself oneday
What an incredible sight, Josep! Thanks for sharing this fascinating spotting with us and congrats on a well deserved spotting of the day!Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1...Twitter: https://twitter.com/projectnoah/status/2..."Have you ever seen anything like this? Dragon trees are incredible, and although they may look like trees, they are not real trees at all. Want to know more? Find out in the spotting of the day from the Canary Islands. The Dragon tree is not a real tree, it is actually much closer to asparagus. It is extremely slow-growing, taking 8 to 11 years to reach just 2 to 3 feet (1 metre), when it begins to flower. The flowering causes the stem to branch, resulting in a highly branched tree which can be aged according to the number of branches. The oldest individual is thought to be more than 650 years old."
Spotted on Dec 11, 2012 Submitted on Dec 11, 2012
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