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What is a baby tree called?

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A baby tree is called an infant, just like a baby human. During this phase, the trees are very thin and small, and though many grow on their own, human interaction with care and attention can help them thrive.

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There are seven total stages in the life cycle of a tree, and they mirror the stages of human life. The youth stage is the second stage, which is like the teenage years of a tree. This is followed by the prime of life and middle-aged years. Trees also go through a senior stage as well as a twilight stage. The final stage of a tree's life, just like a human's life, is death.

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