Could it be? Could Australia’s Mountain Ash one day take the title of world’s tallest tree? Jane Palmer from BBC Earth finds out.
The Mountain Ash, which grows in Victoria and Tasmania, has already taken the title of the world’s tallest flowing plant but researchers now believe that it could also one day out grow the Californian Redwood’s – the current tallest trees in the world. Several factors may help or hinder this giant in reaching up including: water, fire and increased climate variability. Read the full article at BBC Earth to find out more.