Hollow Tree Trunk
Name: Liza P.
What is the name of the tree that has a hollow trunk?
Almost all "hardwood" - meaning deciduous, non-coniferous trees, will
develop hollow trunks if they grow large enough. The inner part of larger
trees is dead wood, only the outer portion is alive. Fungi eventually find a
way in through wounds like broken branches and begin to rot away the dead
heartwood. A tree may live many years after this begins until it becomes
completely hollowed out inside, as long as the living sapwood remains
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Update: June 2012