47) Tembusu Tree Speaks You and Me

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tembusu tree 01

Tembusu tree is one of the popular trees you can find along the roadside of Singapore. It can grow up to 40m in height with it large and evergreen portray. This tree in the picture is located next to the footpath, which heading Ginger Garden, Singapore Botanic Gardens. Besides being a Heritage tree, it also serve as an appreciation to The Shaw Foundation in supporting for the Garden City Fund.

By courtesy of flowernypsbluebottle.blogspot.com
By courtesy of flowernypsbluebottle.blogspot.com

This huge tree bears creamy fragrant flowers that attract moths in the evening when the party starts.

By courtesy of berriesflick.com
By courtesy of berriesflick.com

It grows small and orange berries that I believe is nothings to do with Christmas.

tembusu tree 02

It can grow to a very large size on poor soil and low branches will develop when the tree left unpruned.

tembusu tree 03

Let’s be strong and hardly like this guy, carry on the battlefield in 2013.

26 thoughts on “47) Tembusu Tree Speaks You and Me

    mixedupmeme said:
    December 28, 2012 at 1:11 am

    You are so right about that tree speaking. But are we listening?

    “This huge tree bears creamy fragrant flowers that attract moths in the evening when the party starts.”

    I am here. The party can now start. :)

      Sydney Fong responded:
      December 28, 2012 at 1:18 am

      Shall we start a waltz first? Then we go for hip hop!

    Charron's Chatter said:
    December 28, 2012 at 3:04 am

    To be rooted to the earth in your own center, lifting your head to the sun. Yes. Let’s be like that! Happy New Year, Sydney!

      Sydney Fong responded:
      December 28, 2012 at 9:49 am

      Thanks Karen! You are one of the great Blogger in my list!

      I wish you charm and young at heart forever! Cheers!

    bert0001 said:
    December 28, 2012 at 3:08 am

    beautiful tree, beautiful pictures, beautiful blog

      Sydney Fong responded:
      December 28, 2012 at 9:32 am

      And beautiful praises ! Thanks Bert!
      I wish you evergreen in the coming year of 2013!
      Cheers!

    kelihasablog said:
    December 28, 2012 at 5:01 am

    Beautiful tree pictures. I love photographing trees… LOL :D Great work Sydney

      Sydney Fong responded:
      December 28, 2012 at 9:34 am

      Thanks, Keli! You are my sunshine!

    Sharifah said:
    December 28, 2012 at 5:35 am

    A lovely tree, indeed.

      Sydney Fong responded:
      December 28, 2012 at 9:42 am

      After a year of walk a Park, I start to attract by this lovely species.They shade us, green us, and bear the consequence of human destructions! They are great! Thanks for your reading, Sharifah! Wishing you a happy new year in advance! Cheers!

    IdealisticRebel said:
    December 28, 2012 at 6:39 am

    I love trees. This one is very interesting. Thanks for sharing it with us.

      Sydney Fong responded:
      December 28, 2012 at 10:16 am

      Hey, you are most welcome!Cheers!

    Rexlin Victor said:
    December 28, 2012 at 12:31 pm

    Beautiful tree!!! Good one!!!

      Sydney Fong responded:
      December 28, 2012 at 4:37 pm

      Thanks, Rexlin! Have a great weekend!

    sarahneeve said:
    December 28, 2012 at 2:29 pm

    Such a grand tree. It makes you wonder how much wisdom and life flows through its gnarly trunk and branches. Beautiful. :)

      Sydney Fong responded:
      December 28, 2012 at 4:41 pm

      Yes, we got to spend time be friend with them, they shade us and hug us unconditionally.
      Thanks Sarah, thanks for your visiting! You have a wonderful Blog!

    Cathy Ulrich said:
    December 28, 2012 at 10:39 pm

    Beautiful, Sydney. Thanks for sharing your wonderful photographs and commentary about this great tree!

      Sydney Fong responded:
      December 29, 2012 at 12:38 am

      You are welcome, Cathy! You are always my sweetie friend!

    Angeline M said:
    December 28, 2012 at 11:22 pm

    I especially like the last two shots of the tree. What wonderful character it has…and yes, strong!
    Great post Sydney!

      Sydney Fong responded:
      December 29, 2012 at 12:37 am

      Thanks,Angeline! Hope you like my next article too! Cheers!

    domtakis said:
    December 29, 2012 at 12:05 am

    Great place to begin anew, from the roots of a tree. Happy new year Sydney!

      Sydney Fong responded:
      December 29, 2012 at 12:47 am

      You too! I wish you prosperity in the coming new year! Cheers!

    cindy knoke said:
    December 29, 2012 at 12:33 pm

    Gorgeous photos!

      Sydney Fong responded:
      December 29, 2012 at 1:29 pm

      Thanks, thanks and many many thanks! :)

    JK Bevill - Lost Creek Publishing said:
    April 12, 2013 at 4:07 pm

    Reblogged this on lost creek publishing.

      Sydney Fong responded:
      April 12, 2013 at 10:17 pm

      You did so many Reblogging for me! Sydney appreciates very much! :)

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