Kids and adults alike love to use the word big to express something that is not the usual size. Well The Big Tree is no exception this tree call The Big Tree is located in Akim Oda. The Big Tree is a must-see to believe. Looking at pictures or even videos only gives you the view from behind a lense.
How old is The Big Tree in Akim Oda?
The tree is said to be about 400 to 500 years old, although stories from the elders state it dates back longer. Growing in the forests of Akim Oda in Ghana?s Eastern region, the tree known locally as ?the Big Tree?
How tall is the The Big Tree in Akim Oda?
Currently the tree measures about about 70 meters high and is very wide.The Big tree’ is of the Bako species and its botanical name is ‘tieghemela heckle
Located at Aprokum aboutase 18km from Oda, this ‘giant’ of a tree is said to be the largest in West Africa and comes with the usual myths of healing the sick, helping infertile women to conceive, and delivering prosperity. So its worth a visit. It is located in one of the District?s nine forest reserves, called the Esen Apam Forest Reserves, about 22 kilometers from Akim Oda on the Oda-Agona Swedru trunk road.
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