You likely never thought to ask why trees can be so tall or if there's a height limit for trees. However, because trees need to transport water to their topmost branches, these are questions worth asking.

In this video, Derek Muller explains the answers to these questions and reveals just how amazing trees really are.

Laura Moss writes about a variety of topics with a focus on animals, science, language and culture. But she mostly writes about cats.

How can trees be so tall?
Derek Muller explains the answer to a question you didn't think to ask.