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47) Tembusu Tree Speaks You and Me


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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.

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

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

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

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

Author: Sydney Fong

Hi, I am Sydney, a Singaporean. Making a living as an Architectural Illustrator, 3d product designer and visionary. My blog entails categories of my interest, joy, upheaval of life and its destiny. Every post has its own characteristic. It conveys a story of its own, and the life of its owner.

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

  1. 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. :)

  2. 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!

  3. beautiful tree, beautiful pictures, beautiful blog

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

    • 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!

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

  6. Beautiful tree!!! Good one!!!

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

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

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

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

  11. Reblogged this on lost creek publishing.

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