Crown ShinessHellsSpongeAdjust content blockingContent Blocking nextrandomComment Prev Next Your browser does not support the video tag. I see a lot of people posting on the internet that trees will leave gaps in their canopy. This is called "crown shyness", and people often say we're not sure why this happens. As a forestry major, this is slightly incorrect. It happens because trees blown by the wind won't grow buds in places where they get repeatedly damaged. People say "we don't know exactly" because we can't prove the reason, despite experts being reasonably sure.next +20 -Favorite +Favorite Unsub from HellsSponge Subscribe to HellsSponge Unblock User's Content Block User's Content Want FJ to keep running? Please support it via Patreon: Receive hats, username change ability, no ads, colored text, and more.