The world’s oldest tree, a Norwegian Spruce named “Old Tjikko,” after Professor Leif Kullman’s Siberian husky, continues to grow in Sweden. Winds and low temperatures made Old Tjikko “like a bonsai tree…Big trees cannot get as old as this.
The Norway spruce - Oldest Living Tree Found in Sweden. The trunk of the above tree is less than 600 years old—but its roots date back to years ago, making it the world's oldest known living tree, scientists say. Photo by Leif Kullman at Umeå University