55 Best Tree Riddles With Answers

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What weighs more, a pound of leaves or a pound of logs? They weigh the same! Ready to try to solve this tree riddle and 50+ other ones? Then you are in the right place with these tree riddles. They are sure to make you think as you try and solve them!

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Riddles are a fun way to interact with loved ones and friends. They not only test your brain but also are a great icebreaker when you are meeting someone for the first time.

So put your phones down and gather around to see who can answer the most tree riddles correct.

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Best Tree Riddles

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  • Q: What weighs more, a pound of leaves or a pound of logs? They both weigh the same.
  • Q: Which side of a tree has the most leaves? The outside.
  • Q: What kind of trees do you get when you plant kisses? Tulips.
  • Q: How do you get down from a tree? You don’t. Down comes from a duck.
  • Q: What gets a year older whenever it rings? A tree.
  • Q: What can pass through a tree without rustling any leaves? Sunlight.
  • Q: The more of it there is in the forest, the less you can see. What is it? Darkness.
  • Q: What looks like half a spruce tree? The other half
  • Q: How far can a monkey run through the rainforest? Just halfway. After that, it’s running out of the rainforest.
  • Q: What color is the rain in a painting of the rainforest? Water color.
  • Q: Which animals can jump higher than a tree? All of them. Trees can’t jump!
  • Q: How many oranges grow on a tree? All of them.
  • Q: What’s the same size and shape as a giant sequoia tree, yet weighs nothing? A giant sequoia tree’s shadow.
  • Q: What do you get when you cross a fallen tree with a very organized feline? A catalog.
  • Q: There are 52 birds perched on a single tree branch. A poacher comes along and shoots one of those birds twice. How many birds are on the tree branch now? There are no birds on the tree branch now. The bird that was shot fell off, and the rest of the birds flew away after the first shot.
  • Q: What tree has two eyes but can’t see? White Pine.
  • Q: Which is more likely to break one of the laws of nature, a large rock or a large tree? A large rock, because it’s boulder.
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  • Q: What does a tree sapling become after it is 30 days old? Thirty-one days old.
  • Q: I’m the part of a tree that is not in the sky or under the ground. I can move throughout the day and change shape. What am I? Its shadow.
  • Q: What has lots of bark, but no bite? A tree.
  • Q: What can you climb up, swing around, and hang on? A tree branch.
  • Q: What wears rings without having fingers, and leaves without going anywhere? A tree.
  • Q: I can often be found sitting up in a tree. I am made of grass, sticks or mud. I keep feathered families safe. What am I? Nest
  • Q: This part of a tree protects it like a coat. It is a sound certain animal make. What am I? Bark
  • Q: People climb me, cut me and burn me. My rings are not of gold but they do tell my age. What am I? A tree
  • Q: I grow up big and tall and lose my clothes in the fall. What am I? A tree
  • Q: How many acorns grow on the average pine tree? None. Pine trees don’t have acorns.
  • Q: What kind of tree can you carry in your hand? A palm tree
  • Q: What did the pine trees wear to the lake? Swimming trunks!
  • Q: If you’re in the woods, how can you tell if a tree is dogwood? By its bark.
  • Q: Im green but I’m not a leprechaun. I have lights but I’m not a car. I have a skirt but I’m not a girl
  • I have things hanging on me but I’m not a clothes hanger. I have branches but I’m not a bank. I have needles but no thread. What am I? A Christmas tree
  • Q: I have branches and I’m green in December I am seen. A Christmas tree
  • Q: I sometimes have lines on me and other times I am blank. I am made from cut-down trees although I am not a plank. What am I? Paper
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  • Q: If fruit comes from a fruit tree, where does chicken come from? A poul-tree!
  • Q: What goes around and around the wood but never goes into the wood? Tree bark
  • Q: Which is the oldest tree? Elder
  • Q: What do you call a Christmas tree with a really big nose? Pine-occhio!
  • Q: How can you tell the difference between the two types of trees? You listen to their bark.
  • Q: What does an oak tree do at the theatre when the movie ends? It leaves.
  • Q: What do trees eat for breakfast? Oakmeal
  • Q: Why was the tree excited about the future? It was ready to turn over a new leaf.
  • Q: What did the lumberjack say to the tree? I have an axe to grind with you.
  • Q: What do trees and dogs have in common? They both have bark
  • Q: What did the tree say to the flower? “I’m rooting for you.”
  • Q: When do pine trees like to do embroidery? When they do needlepoint
  • Q: Why did the trees take a nap? For rest (forrest)
  • Q: What kind of tree has the best bark? A dogwood
  • Q: In spring I look gay, Covered in a green array, The warmer it gets the more clothing I wear, As the cold grows, I throw away my clothes. What am I? A tree
  • Q: What kind of fruit do trees like the most? Pine-Apple
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  • Q: You love to hang these baubles on your Christmas tree. They could be any shape or color and are beautiful to see. What are these? Ornament
  • Q: I am often found on top of the Christmas tree. I am bright and in the sky, you can also see me. What am I? Star
  • Q: What did the tree say to autumn? “Leaf me alone.”
  • Q: What is a trees least favorite month? Sep-timber

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