How can trees grow taller?

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How can trees grow taller? by Mind Map: How can trees grow taller?

1. Xylem Sap

1.1. Contains nutrients

1.2. Travels up to spread nutrients through the tree

1.3. Gravity gets in the way

1.4. Transpiration, capillary action, and root pressure aids in getting the nutrients up

2. Phloem Sap

2.1. Contain sugars from photosynthesis

2.2. Thick

2.3. Flows down plants phloem tissue to distribute sugar throughout the tree

2.4. By the end, becomes a thin, watery substances at the base of tree

3. Sap:

4. Transpiration:

4.1. The exhalation of water vapor through the stomata

5. Capillary action:

5.1. Ability of a liquid to flow in narrow spaces without the assistance of, or even in opposition to, external forces like gravity.

6. Root Pressure:

6.1. Osmotic movement at the tree's base