Top 10 Oldest Historical Trees in the World

Trees are considered to be one among the most important part of human’s life. The trees can live up to several years. There are many trees which have marked the milestones by their survival time. So here we have the list of top ten oldest historical trees in the world.

10. General Sherman

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General Sherman is the tree at the tenth position of this list. The tree is said to be 2500 years old. It is located in National sequoia park giant forest. This park is situated in the Tulare part of California. The name of this tree is given to it in the year 1879. The name is granted as a part of naturalist. The tree is everywhere involved in the list of largest trees. The tree is about 83.8 metres in height whereas the width of the tree is 77 widths, the volume of the trunk is 1487 cubic metres. The tree is described as a gigantic creature in the giant forest. Since the tree is so old, it is also named as granddaddy.

9. Old Chestnut.

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Old chestnut is yet another tree placed at ninth position of this list. The age of this tree differs according to the people the exact age of this tree is yet not known. Each and every people have different opinion for the tree. The age of this tree is then assumed and is said to be 2000 to 4000 years old. The tree is said to belong to the family of fagaceae. This family has eight species in total. The species of America, Europe, Asia, Japanese and also the Chinese are prominent. The place is Italy is said to have the oldest chestnut.  The tree has a unique feature; the growing speed of the tree differs according to the atmosphere in which it is placed. Additionally the height and width of the tree is differs when compared to another trees. The tree is also well renowned by the name tree of hundred horses. The height and the width of the tree are also dependent on the atmosphere. The oldest region of chestnut is Italy.

8. Alyshun

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Alyshun is next tree placed at eight position of this list of the most historical and oldest trees. The height measure of the tree is about 55-60 metres. This is a fully grown tree. The tree has passed a large survival on the earth and so is considered to be one among the oldest trees. This is said to be the oldest species. This tree belongs to the family of Alishan Sacred Tree.  This tree fell in the year 1997. The approximate age of this tree is 3000 year. The tree is very important in religious terms. The tree has great significance to Buddhist

7. Patriarch

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Patriarch is another tree which is placed at seventh position.  This is considered to be one among the tallest trees. The age of the tree is approximately 3000 years. This tree is found in the Atlantic forest of Atlanta. This is a deciduous tree and is located in Brazil.

6. Jardine Juniper

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Jardine Junipre is the also a old tree which is placed at sixth position of this list. The originating place of this tree is America. The name of the tree is also granted on the name of an American secretary who belongs to the field of agriculture. The college named as State Agriculture discovered this tree. The tree is very big and tall. The height of the tree is measured to be 40 feet. This tree is also very significant for the people living in that area and is also said to bring prosperity and happiness.

5. Senator

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Another tree which is appropriate for this tree and is placed at fifth position is Senator. The approximate age of this tree is considered to be 3500 years. The tree is also very huge with the average height of 125 feet. The diameter of the tree which surrounds it is 17.5 feet. The tree is very strong and can even resist a storm. The tree had carried a lot of significant things for Indian people. The people residing in the area of this tree are quite concerning for thus tree and wish this tree to live for more number of years. The tree has also witnessed many historical events.

4. Alerce

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Alerce is another most important tree of this list and is placed at fourth position. The tree is also known as Patagonian Cypress. The tree is said to have the survival of around 3500 years. The fossil of this plant are also found by the scientists and is said to be around 35 million years old. This tree is not only beautiful but is also very huge. The measure of the height f this huge tree is 170 feet.

 

3. Llangernyw Yew

Llangernyw Yew Top 10 Oldest Historical Trees in the World

Llanger`nyw is another oldest tree which belongs to the yew family. This tree is placed at the third position in the list of oldest tress of the world. The approximate age of this tree between 5000 to 4000 years. The people do not have the exact idea of how much old the tree is. Scientists consider this tree to be much older than 4000 thousand years also. The tree is situated in Wales. Wales is the part of United Kingdom. Additionally for the local people of Wales the tree is the part of superstitions and legends.  And so this tree is also counted in this list so whenever you get to visit Wales in United Kingdom, must take a look of this oldest tree.

 

2. Sarv-e-Abarkooh

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Another oldest tree, which is placed at the second, is Sarv-e Abar Kuh. This tree is also a very famous and historical tree standing on the native land. The tree is not only the oldest but also a huge tree. The total height of the tree is around metres whereas the circumference of the tree is 25 metres. The tree is around 4000 years old. The tree is located in the Abarkooh area of Iran. The tree is surrounded by the cultural organisation of Iran. The tree also signifies the importance of religion and culture. The Iranian people have a great importance of this tree and it is also considered as visitor’s attraction.

 

1. Methuselah

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This tree named as Methuselah is said to be the most historical and oldest tree of the world. It is a pine tree with cone bristles. The tree is around 4789 years old and is present in Methuselah valley in Nevada. This area didn’t just have Methuselah as the oldest tree but in the past years, it also had another oldest tree named a Prometheus. This oldest tree Prometheus was present until the year 1964 at Nevada. After the year, 1964 passed away, this tree was cut down. The exact location of this tree is not revealed to every one since people want to protect this tree from the acts of vandalism

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