Which plant can be substituted for onion in a recipe? Which plant emits gas that can be ignited by flame? Check out these interesting plant facts and more below.
85% of the Earth’s plant life can be found in the ocean!
The tallest tree to ever be recorded was an Australian eucalyptus, In 1872 it measured in at a whopping 435 feet tall!
Vanilla extract is actually a product of the tropical orchid, Vanilla planifolia! Who knew orchids were so tasty?!
There are more than 300,000 identified plant species with new species being discovered each year!
You can use your dropped succulent leaves to grow a whole new succulent plant. And who doesn’t love baby succulents?!
While a sunflower looks like a single large plant, it is actually composed of hundreds of tiny flowers. These tiny flowers, known as florets, ripen to become the sunflower’s seeds.
Tulips are a member of the onion family. Their bulbs (while more expensive and less flavorful) can be substituted for onions in a recipe.
Gas plants produce a clear gas on humid, warm nights that is said to be ignitable with a lit match.
Which one of these plant facts surprised you the most? Let us know in the comments below.