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What are the white trees that smell bad?

Last Updated: 22nd April, 2020

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Callery pear trees in Pittsburgh. The smell of the invasive trees has been compared to rotting fish and other stinky things. It's springtime in Pittsburgh, and throughout the city, Callery pear trees are sprouting beautiful, white blossoms.

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Likewise, people ask, what are the trees that smell like fish?

These flowers, though lovely in appearance, smell like a mixture of rotting fish and semen, according to a variety of web reports, and personal accounts from those in our own newsroom. A tall, deciduous tree called the Bradford Pear (scientific name Pyrus calleryana) is to blame for the raunchy-smelling flowers.

Subsequently, question is, what are the most fragrant trees? 6 Incredibly Fragrant Trees and Shrubs

  • Night Blooming Jasmine. This is woody evergreen shrub is not known for its beauty, but it's amazing fragrance.
  • Miami Supreme Gardenia.
  • Sweet Almond.
  • Winter Daphne.
  • Banana Shrub.
  • Royal Empress Trees.

Keeping this in view, what are the trees that smell like sperm?

More precisely, a Callery Pear, or Pyrus calleryana, a deciduous tree that's common throughout North America. It blossoms in early spring and produces beautiful, five-petaled white flowers — that smell like semen.

Does sperm leave a smell?

Semen, or seminal fluid, doesn't always smell the same. Semen contains numerous substances that influence its smell, and your individual diet, hygiene, and sex life all play a part. Certain foods can give it a sweet scent (and taste!). But eating or drinking acidic substances can make your semen smell foul.

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What tree smells like pee?

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What tree smells like dog poop?

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What does the smell of sperm mean?

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