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The tree is a very important part of our life. It is very strange to think that how our world will be without trees. Scientifically, life without a tree cannot be imagined, but on an emotional level as well, life is impossible without trees. Before we talk about the oldest trees in the world, Let's talk about the life cycle of the tree.


Life Cycle of Tree


How to calculate Tree Age

Normally calculating the tree age people follow the ring method. It is quite easy. Normally the number of rings can give the age of any tree (not exact age but almost near). For example, Every year, two layers of tree stem are formed in the tree. A dark brown and light brown. If we start counting all the deep brown stripes, then we will get an idea of ​​the age of the tree.

10 Bodhi Tree



Name
Bodhi Tree
Place
Bodh Gaya, Bihar, India
Height

Width

Age
Approx 2500 Years
Alive
Yes
Key Point
This tree is the most important of Buddhist pilgrimage sites, pilgrims visit here continuously
More
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bodhi_Tree

9 - The Senator



Name
The Senator
Place
Big Tree Park, Longwood, Florida
Height
125 Feet (38 m)
Width
17.5 Feet   (5.3 m)
Age
Approx 3500 Years
Alive
No
Key Points
It is believed that the fall of electricity caused the tree to be destroyed by fire, but it later came to know that the arson was done by a man.
More
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Senator_(tree)



8 - Gran Abuelo




Name
Gran Abuelo
Place
Mountains of Chili and Argentina
Height
70 m
Width
50 m
Age
Approx 3622 Years
Alive
Yes
Key Points
The use of this tree wood was started at least 13,000 years ago. People of that time used wood to make tools and weapons
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Llangernyw Yew


Name
Llangernyw Yew
Place
North Welsh
Height

Width

Age
Approx 4000 Year
Alive
Yes
Key Point
It is a tradition that every year the names of people are revealed in a loud voice in Halloween which will die next year. Folklore tells the story of a non-believable local person, Jean-Ep-Roberts, who challenged the existence of the soul on a Halloween night that he heard his own name, then died within a year.
More
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Llangernyw_Yew

Sarv-e Abarkuh



Name
Sarv-e Abarkuh
Place
Iran
Height
25 m
Width
13.5 m
Age
Approx 4000-5000 Years
Alive
Yes
Key Points
Natural conditions favorable to its location have been credited as the main reason for the longevity of the tree.
More
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarv-e_Abarkuh

Methuselah


Name
Methuselah
Place
California
Height

Width

Age
Approx 4850 Years
Alive
No
Key Points

More
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Methuselah_(tree)

Pinus longaeva


Name
Pinus longaeva
Place
Utah
Height
5 to 15 m
Width
2.5 to 3.6 m 
Age
Approx 5068 Years
Alive
Yes
Key Points
The climate and their timber stability can preserve them for a long time after death, dead trees are 7,000 years old. Its exact location is kept secret.
More
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pinus_longaeva

Pinus longaeva


Name
Old Tjikko
Place
Sweden
Height

Width

Age
Approx 9550 Years
Alive
Yes
Key Points

More
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_Tjikko

2 - Jurupa Oak


Name
Jurupa Oak
Place
California
Height

Width

Age
Approx 13000 Years
Alive
Yes
Key Point

More
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jurupa_Oak

1. Pando


Name
Pando
Place
Utah
Height

Width

Age
Approx 80000 Years
Alive
Yes
Key Points
Currently, there is the death toll. Although precise reasons have not been detected yet, it can be due to drought, grazing, and fire. There is a heap of 43 hectares (106 acres) in a stem or stem clonal colony, weighing approximately 6,000 metric tons (6,600 short tons). The average age of their stems is 130 years, as indicated by tree rings. The roots are 80,000 years old.
More
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pando_(tree)

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