World’s Oldest Tree May Be Growing in Chile

Reading Time: < 1 minute


  • Chile’s Gran Abuelo is a alerce tree which as a reputation for being the second longest-lived species of trees.
  • The tree found in Chile’s Alerce Costero National Part is more than four metres wide and stretches 196 feet into the air.
  • The tree is estimated to be 5484 years old.

Newsletter Signup

Sign up for exclusive content, original stories, activism awareness, events and more.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Support Us.

Happy Eco News will always remain free for anyone who needs it. Help us spread the good news about the environment!