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Israel has the oldest known olive tree on earth, with a tree ring age of at least 2,000 years. Carbon daters have estimated it to be about 4,000 years old, and it still produces tasty olives today. It is 15 feet thick at the base, is not particularly tall, as olive trees go, but is, quite literally, gnarly.  The trunk is magnificently swirled, knotted, and bulbous.

The Olive Tree of Vouves Crete. It is the oldest known olive tree on Earth, with a tree ring age of at least years. Carbon daters have estimated it to be about years old, and it still produces tasty olives today. It is 15 feet thick at the base.

The Ancient Bristlecone Pine in California - The oldest known tree of almost 5,000 years.

mothernaturenetwork: “ At years old, this ancient bristlecone pine is the oldest known non-clonal organism on Earth. Located in the White Mountains of California, in Inyo National Forest, Methuselah’s exact location is kept a close secret in.