In the study of #chinesemetaphysics, the tree is always taken to be representative of the Yang Wood Stem (甲). In reality, the tree is representative of the desire to keep growing and improve oneself. What are the characteristics associated with the tree? It is certainly more than just saying that the tree provides shade and is robust and unyielding. The Chinese art of destiny profiling or Bazi (Literally translated as Eight Characters) should be helpful and relatable to the average man.