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Tree Facts

Trees have the longest life span of any living organism. The oldest tree in the world is more than 5000 years old.

The oldest tree on the planet is a bristlecone pine tree. It is estimated to be more than 5000 years old.


At least three persons can be supplied with oxygen by two mature trees.

The roots of some trees can grow more than 200 feet into the soil.

The trees that receive a good amount of direct sunlight have mostly thicker bark.

Trees planted alongside roadways help to reduce noise pollution caused by automobiles.

There are about 60,000 known tree species on Earth.

The tallest tree on the planet is in California, US. It is about 115 meters tall.


In one year, a mature tree can absorb the same amount of carbon dioxide as a car emits while running over 40,000 km.

There are trees termed “Moon Trees”.These trees were grown from seeds taken to the moon by Apollo Astronauts.

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