Norway Spruce

How old is Old Tjikko?

Old Tjikko is one of the internet’s favorite trees. A Norway spruce growing near the treeline in Sweden, it is┬ásaid to be the oldest tree in the world at 9,558 years. Over 26,000 web pages tell us about Old Tjikko, including the usually reliable National Geographic. As is common for such stories on the internet, […]