Trees are eyecatchers wherever they grow. This one was growing by the footpath and caught my attention as I was guiding my husband to reverse the car on to the road. It looked like a twin trunk but one of those had some interesting roots growing on it.
You can see them here.
Closer inspection showed there was a Peepal (Ficus religiosa ) that was growing on the original tree an its roots had grown to 'embrace' the 'parent' trunk - if that is a word I can use.
The parent tree was a Neem (Azadirachta indica) and both species were happily flourishing.
Usually, a Ficus can completely take over the parent tree and even cause it to die. As of now, both are doing well. I hope it continues.
A wonderful example of Live and Let Live . Do you agree?
In case you are wondering, the parking attendant marshalled our vehicle outside as I was busy photographing the tree. 🤦🏼
I am joining Parul in her ThursdayTreeLove blog hop. Do head over to see fantastic trees from around the world. Better still, join in!