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  • Oak Tree Symbolism and Meanings

    If we’re talking about the Western world, then the oak tree (Quercus) is the superstar. It’s almost synonymous with Druids. This sacred tree is worshipped by Thor and Zeus (two well-known thundergods), as well as Taranis (the Celtic thundergod), Perun (the Slavic thundergod), and Perkons (the Baltic thunder God). The oak tree is a national…

  • Myrtle Tree Symbolism and Meanings

    There are some plants that, when I think of them, instantly transport me to a place of magic and mystery. The otherworldly myrtle—with its fragrant leaves loved and revered by the ancient world—is one of those plants. The Myrtle tree has a long history of symbolism and sacred associations in various cultures. In addition to…

  • Myrrh Tree Symbolism and Meanings

    The myrrh tree is a small, gnarled tree which grows in arid regions of Africa, Asia, and the Middle East and is especially significant in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. The resin from the myrrh tree was used in Egypt for embalming purposes which were also found been found in ancient Celtic tombs. It is important…

  • Mulberry Tree Symbolism and Meaning

    If you’ve ever been strolling in the woods and seen a small green worm floating midair, it was probably a silkworm. Chances are good that if you look up, you’ll see a mulberry tree (Morus) nearby—the only food source for the silkworm. The mulberry is also known for its berries, which come in various colors…

  • Date Palm Tree Meaning and Symbolism

    The date palm tree has been around for centuries and has a deep-seated meaning and symbolism. The date palm is mentioned in the Bible, and it was an important tree in ancient times. Today, the date palm still holds significant meaning for many people, who consider it a symbol of sustenance and trust. Symbolism: Sustenance…

  • Monkey Puzzle Tree Meaning and Symbolism

    The monkey puzzle tree, also called the Chile pine, is a close-to-extinction conifer found in South America. It has been seen as a physical bridge between the spirit world and our own due to its many caring symbolism and meanings such as devotion, love, longevity, healing properties and more. The Monkey Puzzle tree is impossible…

  • Maple Tree Symbolism and Meanings

    After a long journey with all our belongings, my partner and I arrived at our new rural home to find the most beautiful sight in our grandparent’s front yard: a tall sugar maple tree with bright red leaves dancing elegantly in the sunset. Could there be anything more breathtaking than a maple tree in the…

  • Linden Tree Symbolism and Meanings

    The linden tree, also known as the basswood or lime tree, is not related to the citrus fruit. It is a rare balance of masculine and feminine energies which makes her one of the wisest trees and because of this energy combination, she has the potential to live for thousands of years. Liden tree symbolism…

  • Larch Tree Symbolism and Meanings

    The larch (Larix) is a deciduous member of the pine family and just before it sheds its needles in autumn, the tree turns yellow. In non-native areas, it appears in a more diminutive form; however, in its native forests spanning Canada, Russia, and Scandinavia–where space isn’t an issue–the larch towers above all else. The larch…