Can trees talk to themselves?

German tree expert Peter Wohlleben has claimed that trees have personalities and can actually talk to each other.

Wohlleben says that trees communicate using their roots and that they form an underground ‘woodwide web’.

However, the German went further and even said that trees can send signals to warn each other if they are attacked by disease and to cut down on water if it’s running low.

He even says that trees can recognise family members, and the ‘mother’ tree knows which little seedlings are its children and can help them grow.

Wohlleben has pointed out that scientists have been doing research into talking trees since the 1970’s.

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EllzBellz2004
EllzBellz2004
3 years ago

Wow that is amazing! It proves that Disney is right! No but seriously, that is really cool. : )

haha
haha
3 years ago

This can’t be true?

joelnils
joelnils
3 years ago

That sounds cool

Killerwhale6971
Killerwhale6971
3 years ago

That’s wierd

charli
charli
3 years ago

wow thats starting to be crazy

i dont know
i dont know
3 years ago

WAIT can they talk???well if they can talk i would be surprised

oddstuff
oddstuff
3 years ago

thats very weird. I didn’t know that

Campbell Stewart
Campbell Stewart
3 years ago

What a find and what a long time researching it! That is an AMAZING find!!!

candy floss
candy floss
3 years ago

that is amazing

NzKiwiKid
NzKiwiKid
3 years ago

Imagine ‘Tree Vegans’ The new type of vegans that don’t eat meat or plants.

Genea
Genea
3 years ago

cool that interesting bit wired !!!

jaden yeng
jaden yeng
3 years ago

weird but cool

Rafy
Rafy
3 years ago

I wonder how Peter found out that trees can talk to themselves?

kawaii kitty cat
kawaii kitty cat
3 years ago

wow I wonder what will the scientists will think of next

Mike
Mike
3 years ago

That sounds Pretty Cool But Also Weird…

Nilah
Nilah
3 years ago

It’s like Enid Blyton’s Magic Faraway tree is coming to life!

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