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The Oldest Trees on the Planet

The Oldest Trees on the Planet

Richard Tregoweth - Friday, April 09, 2010

Back in February Treetools blogged about a tree in Tasmania possibly 10,000 years old. This fact may, or may not, be true but here is a selection of the oldest trees on the planet as featured recently in Wired Science magazine.

Its presented in slideshow format, just click from one picture to thenext - a short historical note can be found below each photo.

Norway Spruce "Old Tjikko" carbon dated at 9,550 years old

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