The tree, from Belleau Wood in France where nearly 2000 American soldiers died fighting a German offensive at a World War I battle site.
Images and videos of the tree planting ceremony outside the White House went viral, spawning memes and media organizations remarking on the blooming "bromance" between Trump and Macron, as well as the close rapport between their first ladies Melania Trump and Brigitte Macron.
The sapling was a gift from Macron on the occasion of his state visit.
There's a good reason why the tree that President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron planted disappeared, and it has to do with protecting American trees.
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The White House so far hasn't commented on the tree's conspicuous absence. Almost 2,000 USA troops died in that battle, including more than 1,000 Marines.
The White House has confirmed that the tree was "moved to a facility" and will be replanted as soon as possible, NPR's Scott Horsley reports. Some trees in northern France have been affected by a species of moth that has not yet made it to the United States.
Araud added that the tree's roots were "carefully isolated" to prevent the spread of any diseases or parasites, and that its roots had been "enclosed in a plastic protection".
On Monday, an official in Macron's office told reporters that Trump had insisted on planting the tree last week despite knowing full well that it would have to be uprooted.