Old Tjikko is a 9,550 year old Norway Spruce tree, located on Fulufjället Mountain of Dalarna province in Sweden. Old Tjikko is the world's oldest living individual clonal tree, however, there are many examples of much older clonal colonies (multiple trees connected by a common root system), such as "Pando", estimated to be over 80,000 years old.

Old Tjikko is a year old Norway Spruce tree, located on Fulufjället Mountain of Dalarna province in Sweden. Old Tjikko is the world's oldest living individual clonal tree.

The world’s oldest tree, a 9,500-year-old Norwegian Spruce named “Old Tjikko,” after Professor Leif Kullman’s Siberian husky, continues to grow in Sweden. Discovered in 2004 by Kullman, professor of Physical Geography at Umeå University, the age of the tree was determined using carbon-14 dating. Photo, Karl Brodowsky.

9,500-Year-Old Tree Found in Sweden Is The World’s Oldest Tree

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 oldest individual clonal tree in the world is believed to be 9,550 years old. This Norway Spruce is located on the Fulufjället Mountain of Dalarna province in Sweden, Norway. The tree was discovered by a professor of Physical Geography, Leif Kullman. He nicknamed it “Old Tjikko” after his dog.At first sight, this 5-meter (16 feet) tall tree might not strike you as the oldest known living organism, but don’t let its size fool you! Over thousands of years this fella has successfully…

sweden tree old tjikko has a root system that is years old.

Gemeine Fichte 'Old Tjikko' auf dem Gipfel des Fulufjället, Fulufjället National Park, Schweden

World’s Oldest Tree - Dalarna Province in Sweden - Norwegian Spruce named Old Tjikko is years old!

Old Tjikko – 9550 years Sweden

Discover Old Tjikko in Älvdalen S, Sweden: The world's oldest individual clonal tree looks like a wimp despite standing tall for years.

Called Old Tjikko, this 9,550-year-old trunk from a clonal Norway spruce is a record-breaker.

Called Old Tjikko, this trunk from a clonal Norway spruce is a record-breaker.

The world's oldest tree, a 9,500-year-old Norwegian Spruce named “Old Tjikko,” after Professor Leif Kullman's Siberian husky, continues to grow in Sweden. Discovered in 2004 by Kullman, professor of Physical Geography at Umeå University, the age of the tree was determined using carbon-14 dating.

9,500-Year-Old Tree Found in Sweden Is The World’s Oldest Tree

The world's oldest tree, a Norwegian Spruce named “Old Tjikko,” after Professor Leif Kullman's Siberian husky, continues to grow in Sweden.

This is Old Tjikko, a 9,550-year-old Norway spruce tree, one of the oldest on Earth, in Fulufjallets national park, Sweden. Old Tjikko is th...

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The world's oldest tree, a Norwegian Spruce named “Old Tjikko,” after Professor Leif Kullman's Siberian husky, continues to grow in Sweden.

"Old Tjikko" is an ancient tree dated to be 9,550 years old. Ohhh! She is the oldest single stemmed conal tree. The seed took root shortly after the ice age. This thrills me.Astonishing!

Old Tjikko is 9550 years old tree located on Fulufjallet Mountain in Sweden. It is the oldest single colonal tree in the world.

The root system under this tree has been carbon-dated to be 9,550 years old.  Click to read.

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

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