While not a true tree, the Quiver Tree deserves a day in the Tree Holidays because of the unique and interesting tree structure. This succulent plant is in the Aloe family and grows to the size of a tree with leaves that almost look like roots, giving it it's unique upside-down look.
The Quiver tree is most commonly found in the Quiver Tree Forest in Namibia where some of the trees are over 200 years old. It is one of the rarest trees in the world with one of the most unique silhouettes.
How to Celebrate Quiver Tree Day
Draw a picture of a Quiver Tree
Quiver Trees are an iconic tree representing strength and resilience. See if you can draw a Quiver Tree that showcases these traits and share your drawings.
Plant a Quiver Tree
Quiver trees can be planted in pots and grown in or outdoors. They need lots of sunlight and water to thrive. Quiver trees have a relatively fast growth rate and, provided favorable conditions, can grow into the size of a small tree is less than 15 years.
Plan a trip to Namibia to see the live Quiver trees in their natural habitat
Get yourself to the Quiver Tree Forest or Köcherbaumwald in Afrikaans. This is a site to see and a definite bucket list item for tree lovers.