The world’s largest cork tree, Alentejo - PORTUGAL. 230+ years old, producing corks since 1820. It was 5 years old when the first English settlers arrived in Australia, and 6 years old when the French Revolution began in 1789. 1789 bottles of wine sealed with cork in that same year were fairly recently discovered in a French cellar, and both the wines and corks in good condition. Every nine years producing 1T of bark, enough cork for 100,000 wine bottles, weights 102T.
Stump Sculptures: 12 Amazing Altered Tree Trunks - Page 2 of 3 - WebEcoist
Left behind when trees are felled, whether naturally or by the hand of man, stumps can be kind of sad. But some talented artists break out the chainsaws, paint or other materials to transform these tree remnants into intricate works of art. These 12 tree trunk sculptures range from forest creatures that seem to bring