Tower Tree: The Brazilian Fern Tree, Schizolobium parahyba

Schizolobium parahyba, the Brazilian firetree, or Brazilian fern tree, is a tree species from tropical America, notable for its fast growth (up to 3 meters per year). According to Francis Hallé, this tree may even reach 30 meters high in only five years, which would make it one of the fastest growing trees ever (an average growth of 6 meters per year).

This tree is about 4 years old. It is about 12 metres tall.

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Look at this amazing view from below, looking up!

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The trunk is round and straight.

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