Canberra’s ‘stinky’ trees have some stiff competition in the battle for the world’s worst smelling trees

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Sammy Rose

RoundABOUT Contributor

Any true Canberran will know about the distinct smell of certain trees that blossom during Spring.

The ornamental pear trees look harmless enough, but with the tiniest hint of breeze, the trees have a very distinct and unexpected smell.

You know what we’re talking about.

There’s a bunch of trees in Kansas that also have a distinct aroma during Spring.

The Callery Pear Tree looks pretty enough, but residents are calling on councils to take action because of it’s fishy smell.

Locals say the tree that smells like rotting fish.

Hit 104.7’s Wilko & Courts investigate…and ultimately decide which tree has the worst smell…