From where does a tree accumulate its substance?
I planted a tree when I was 5. Said tree is now over 40’. It must weigh over 1000 lbs. So where is the crater from the depletion of the soil it took to build itself up so tall? How does this work?
I suppose any plant and soil combo would suffice for an explanation, but the quantities of stuff that goes into a tree is more dramatic.
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