Date: 3 months ago   Category: Politics

Melanya Trump has planted on a lawn at the White House a red oak


The first lady of the USA Melanya Trump has taken on Monday part in a ceremony of landing of a tree on the southern lawn of the White House. The red oak characteristic of the northeast regions of the United States and the South of Canada became a sapling.

"Presidents and the first ladies by tradition plant trees on lawns of the White House. This tree is concrete is a sapling of an oak of Eisenhower which grows about Jacqueline Kennedy's garden", - it is said in the statement of the press service of the White House.

together with the first lady was present At a ceremony Mary Jean Eisenhower, the granddaughter of the 34th U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower who has planted that oak from which the sapling has been taken now in 1959.

can reach the Red oak in height of 25 meters. He often meets on coast of the rivers in east part of North America. Leaves of this tree at emergence from kidneys have a reddish shade, in the summer they dark green, and in the fall before a leaf fall become bright red or brownish brown.

Landing of an oak - already at least the second serious change which the first lady of the USA had made to appearance of the southern lawn. In December of last year she has instructed to cut the magnolia growing nearly two centuries on the left side of the southern facade of the residence of the American leader. From 1928 to 1998 the tree was even represented on banknotes of $20.

the Decision to get rid of a magnolia has been made because of threat to security of visitors and representatives of the press who, as a rule, stand under this tree. The magnolia has been planted at the request of the 7th U.S. President democrat Andrew Jackson in memory of the spouse of Rachelle who has died shortly before his inauguration in 1829. On a legend, having moved to the White House, he has transferred under windows a shoot of the magnolia which is fallen in love Rachelle from their farm in the State of Tennessee.

eventually didn't begin to cut the Magnolia completely, and were limited to the fact that have removed the most dangerous branches.

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