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Check out all the fun and interesting plant facts which you didn’t knew. These facts will amaze you, and your friends also!

  • Bananas contain a natural chemical which can make people feel happy.
  • The study of plants is a branch of Biology.
  • 85% of plant life is found in the ocean.
    Plant Facts

    The only plants that grow in Antarctica are lichens, mosses, the Antarctic hair grass and one fungi species.

  • There are over 300,000 identified plant species and the list is growing all the time.
  • Ginkgo is one of the oldest living tree species.
  • Trees get about 90% of their nutrition from the atmosphere (carbon dioxide, etc), and only about 10% from the soil.
  • Around 2000 different types of plants are used by humans to make food.
  • Bamboo is the fastest-growing woody plant in the world.
  • The averaged size tree can provide enough wood to make 170,000 pencils.
  • The Amazon rainforest produces half the world’s oxygen supply.
  • The tallest tree ever was an Australian eucalyptus.
  • The world’s oldest living tree is thought to be in Sweden. Its root system has been growing for 9,550 years.
  • At over 2000 kilometers long, The Great Barrier Reef is the largest living structure on Earth.
  • The first certified botanical garden was founded by Pope Nicholas III at the Vatican in 1278 AD.
  • The tiniest tree in the world is Dwarf Willow ,its size is about two inches.
  • There’s a garden in England dedicated to plants that kill.
  • Some plants are carnivorous. They eat insects.
  • Sunflowers bend towards the sun because the sun destroys a growth hormone so the shady side grows faster.
  • Dendrochronology is the science of calculating a tree’s age by its rings.
  • The smell of freshly cut grass is actually a plant distress call.
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