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  • The Complete List of Tree Symbolism

    Trees have been around for centuries and are known to be aesthetically pleasing, but did you know that each type of tree has a different meaning? And depending on the culture, region or history, the tree symbolism can change entirely! In addition, we humans are a reflective and spiritual species. Existing between the earthly and…

  • Elm Tree Symbolism and Meanings

    The elm tree (Ulmus) is possibly the archetypal tree that comes to mind when one hears the word “tree”. An ancient species, it has variously thrived in Asia and Europe for millions of years and maybe subconsciously imprinted in our genetic memory as a longtime friend and beloved arboreal earthling. Elm tree symbolism has long been…

  • Elder Tree Symbolism and Meanings

    Elder tree symbolism has a lot of meanings these include forgiveness, regeneration, stability, protection, healing, prosperity, exorcisms and sleep just a few of them. Elder trees are associated with magic and mystery, and the meanings of their symbols are as varied as their uses. You can hang branches and twigs over doors and windows to…

  • Cypress Tree Symbolism and Meanings

    Cypress trees have a long history of symbolism and meanings that have a lot to offer in terms of symbolic meaning no matter how you interpret the symbol and because of this, it’s clear that the cypress tree has a powerful energy that is worth exploring. Some associate it with swiftness and purity, similar to…

  • Poplar Tree Symbolism and Meanings

    The poplar is a sacred tree to many cultures, and it is easy to see why. These tall, wistful trees have an otherworldly quality about them that speaks to the expansion of the soul. So much so that in ancient Egypt, the poplar was seen as a symbol of resurrection and transformation. Poplar tree symbolism…

  • Cottonwood Tree Symbolism and Meanings

    Cottonwood trees have long held a special place in the hearts and minds of many cultural groups, serving as symbols of hope, abundance, and purity. It’s important to keep in mind that the poplar (Populus) genus encompasses trees typically called poplars, cottonwoods, and aspens. Even though poplars and aspens have their blog posts this particular…

  • Fig Tree Symbolism and Meanings

    The fig tree (Ficus carica) in my childhood home’s backyard was old and its trunk had two 90-degree bends, so it grew first vertically, then horizontally, and vertically again. I spent a lot of time in that yard as a kid, picking fresh figs with a tin can and blade on a wooden stick (which…

  • Cherry Tree Symbolism and Meanings

    If you don’t believe in magic, it’s because you’ve never experienced it for yourself. For example, have you ever stood underneath a blooming cherry tree on a sunny day? The gentle shaking of the branches against the bright blue sky is an impossible sight to behold. It’s one of the most beautiful things I’ve ever…

  • Cedar Tree Symbolism and Meanings

    Cedar is looked to as a powerful ally of divine light and has been considered sacred since time immemorial and in ancient spiritual literature, cedar is often associated with divinity and divine wisdom. Cedar trees have long been associated with a variety of different meanings. For many cultures, the cedar tree is a symbol of…