8 Plants With Extremely Long Lifespans

Some individuals in the White Mountains of California are over 4,800 years old, making them the oldest known living trees.

Bristlecone Pine

These massive trees can live for over 3,000 years, with some of the oldest known specimens reaching around 3,200 years

Giant Sequoia

These towering trees can live for more than 2,000 years, with some specimens estimated to be over 2,200 years old.

Coast Redwood

 Olive trees can live for several centuries, with some ancient trees in the Mediterranean region believed to be over 2,000 years old.

Olive Tree

Found on Yakushima Island in Japan, this ancient tree is estimated to be between 2,170 and 7,200 years old.

Jomon Sugi

Yews are known for their longevity, with some specimens in the UK and Europe believed to be over 1,000 years old.

Yew Tree

African baobabs can live for thousands of years, with some trees estimated to be over 1,500 years old.

Baobab Tree

This unique desert plant from Namibia can live for over 1,000 years, with some estimates suggesting lifespans of up to 2,000 years.


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