Ghaf trees, seen here in Dubai’s Mushrif Park, are evergreen, drought-tolerant and can thrive in desert climes – and are widely regarded as the national tree of the UAE. Pawan Singh / The National
Ghaf trees, seen here in Dubai’s Mushrif Park, are evergreen, drought-tolerant and can thrive in desert climes – and are widely regarded as the national tree of the UAE. Pawan Singh / The National

Local trees come to life in the UAE