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Maximum Age Of Trees








Palm, 250 years;
elm, 355 years;
cypress, 388 years;
ivy, 448 years;
maple, 516 years;
larch, 576 years;
lemon, 640 years;
plane, 720 years;
cedar, 800 years;
chestnut, 860 years;
walnut, 900 years;
lime, 1,076 years;
spruce, 1,200 years;
oak, 1,600 years;
olive, 2,000 years;
yew, 2,880 years;
baobab, 5,100 years;
dragon, 5,900 years.

Eucalyptus, or Australian gum-tree, sometimes grows twenty-four feet in
three months: bamboo, two feet in twenty-four hours.





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