- A lady gave social media a sight of a kind to behold as she shared photos of the 1400-year Ginkgo tree
- The tree is famed for shedding golden leaves that form colourful ocean around it
- Tweeps couldn't believe their eyes with many wishing they could lay their hands on the leaves
A Twitter user treated social media to a priceless showing after she shared photos of a Ginkgo tree.
The lady @avayonce captioned it:
"Thinking about this 1400 year old ginkgo tree."
The Ginkgo tree which is 1400-year-old sheds golden leaves and makes a wonderful glow with its majestic colours when they drop.
Her tweet blew up as it had garnered over 370k reactions as of the time of making this report.
"Beautiful, no wonder ppl are starting to adopt tree pronouns."
"now that's one big ol' tree
"would be something to plant one of it's branches to claim. such history."
"Everytime time I see it it reminds me of the fairy dust tree from tinker bell, it’s so beautiful."
The ginkgo tree, also referred to as the maidenhair tree, is said to have been planted by a Chinese emperor in Tang Dynasty (618–907), Daily Mail reports.
It is located within the walls of Gu Guanyin Buddhist Temple, in Zhongnan Mountain region of China.
It is home to thousands of tourists.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that scientists found gold growing on trees in Australia.
Geochemists from Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRPO) said eucalyptus trees in western Australia are drawing up gold particles from the earth via their root system and depositing it in their leaves and branches.
Dr Mel Lintern, said the team used CSIRO's Maia detector, a machine that uses x-rays to probe matter in great detail, to search for gold deposits.