The mythological and religious history of banyan tree in India is quite old. This tree is consider a symbol of giving life and promoting happiness and prosperity. If you’ve ever noticed, people often plant it around their home as well. The banyan tree is a tree that lives for thousands of years.
A team of scientists has researched about this and claimed that the banyan tree does not yet exist in the whole world. Let’s give a little more information about this tree.
This tree is 500 years old.
The upper circumference of the tree is spread over 4,069 square meters.
It’s okay even after many disasters.
It is one of the largest trees in the world.
The world’s largest tree is F. bengalensis Thimmamma marimanu in Andhra Pradesh. This tree is spread over 19,107 square meters. This is follow by the Kabir and Banyan tree in Gujarat, which is spread over an area of about 17,520 square meters. Then comes the 16,770 square metre banyan tree in Uttar Pradesh. Kolkata’s Great Banyan tree, considered to be the world’s oldest and largest tree, has now come in fourth place with 16,531 square meters.