The Olive Tree of Vouves Crete. It is the oldest known olive tree on Earth, with a tree ring age of at least years. Carbon daters have estimated it to be about years old, and it still produces tasty olives today. It is 15 feet thick at the base.
Ancient OLIVE TREE on island of CRETE. 1 of 7 olive trees in the Mediterranean believed 2 b @ least 2 -> yrs old! The Olive Tree of Vouves might b the oldest among them, est. 2 b over years old. & it still produces highly prized olives!
During a summer vacation to central California, one of the caches I found was inside an olive tree similar to this one. Living on the east coast, I had never seen an olive tree before and I thought they looked so cool.