Banyan Trees can grow to be very large trees, as they grow, their roots extend down from their branches and grow to form new sections of tree. The Banyan Tree in Lahaina, was planted in April, 1873, and marked the 50th Anniversary of Christian missionary work in Lahaina. The tree was imported from India when it was only 8 feet tall and now stands over 60 feet high, has 12 major trunks in addition to a huge core, stretches over a 200-foot area and shades 2/3 of an acre. It is one of the largest Indian Banyan trees in the world. Hana Picnic Co. has more information on this and other natural wonders you can visit while on Maui.