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The oldest tree in the world.

June 8, 2020 12:20 pm

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Trees, as we know them now, have been with us since the Devonian and Mid-Devonian period. They used the moses and the damp warming conditions of the changing earth to start to establish themselves. This was the archaeopteris tree and although it no longer exists it develops and evolves into the variety known as gymnosperms that we have today. If an Archaeopteris was discovered you can be sure that a Tree Surgeon Poole based operator such as  https://kieranboylandtreeservices.com/ would know exactly how to treat it.

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The oldest tree in the world is located in California in the United States of America. It is hidden away in the White Stone mountains range where it’s precise location, and identity has never been revealed. It is named “Methuselah” after the oldest person in the Bible. The trees are so old they are named the Methuselah grove. It is thought to be four thousand eight hundred and fifty years old.

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The reason it is so old is that it is gymnosperms. These ancient trees were the first to use cone like seeds to reproduce themselves. They are still around like today in the shape of conifers like Cedars and Pines and evergreens. They were almost wiped out by angiosperms, a flowering tree like Oak and Beech but still survive.

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