On your drive to Edisto Beach is an odd little sight, but one that thousands of folks look forward to as the sign they are almost there: The Mystery Tree of Edisto. The tree sits in the marsh along S.C. 174 just across from Botany Bay Road.
The Mystery Tree produces “fruit” that matches the seasons: holiday decorations around Christmas, pastels and eggs at Easter, flags for the Fourth of July. On a recent visit, it was was decked out with hearts and flowers for Valentine’s Day. And i
It’s not worth a whole trip just to see the tree, but if you’re already heading to Edisto or Botany Bay, keep an eye out for it.