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13 – Phoenix dactylifera / Date palm (Palm Tree)

by Colin Morgan

This is an interesting one. Blink and you will miss it.  Mentioned 3 times in the old testament and once in the new, but it is a tree of…

12 – Olea europaea / Olive Tree

This is an interesting one. Blink and you will miss it.  Mentioned 3 times in the old testament and once in the new, but it is a tree of…

11 – Malus domestica / Apple tree

This is an interesting one. Blink and you will miss it.  Mentioned 3 times in the old testament and once in the new, but it is a tree of…

10 – Myrtus communis / Common Myrtle

This is an interesting one. Blink and you will miss it.  Mentioned 3 times in the old testament and once in the new, but it is a tree of…

9 – Juniperus communis / The Common Juniper

This is an interesting one. Blink and you will miss it.  Mentioned 3 times in the old testament and once in the new, but it is a tree of…

8 – Ficus carica / Common Fig

This is an interesting one. Blink and you will miss it.  Mentioned 3 times in the old testament and once in the new, but it is a tree of…

5, 6 & 7 – Boxwood, Cedar of Lebanon & Mediterranean Cypress

This is an interesting one. Blink and you will miss it.  Mentioned 3 times in the old testament and once in the new, but it is a tree of…

4 – Aquilaria agallochum / Aloes

This is an interesting one. Blink and you will miss it.  Mentioned 3 times in the old testament and once in the new, but it is a tree of…

3 – Amygdalus communis / Almond

Farming was the main occupation in ancient times after creation. Due to famine, Jacob and his whole family moved to Egypt, to escape it,…

2 – Acacia raddiana (Shittah from Original Hebrew) / Red Acacia

The famous Irish comic Frank Carson’s punch line was it’s a cracker sums this one up.  However, when first mentioned in scriptures the wood…

1 – Abies cilicica / Cilician Fir

Cilician Fir now a world endangered species. It grows in the mountains of Northern Syria, Lebanon, and Southern Turkey.