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The Bodhi Fig Tree in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka, is the Oldest Tree on Earth. It was Planted in 288 BC by an Indian Princess.

We all know that trees can live for a very long time. It’s no surprise that they live longer than humans and possibly most other animals on the planet. Trees can live for as little as 100 years or as long as a few thousand years, depending on the species. The oldest tree on Earth …

The Bodhi Fig Tree in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka, is the Oldest Tree on Earth. It was Planted in 288 BC by an Indian Princess. Read More »

The oldest living human-planted tree in the world with a known planting date is the sacred fig tree “Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi”, planted in 288 BC.

Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi (Sinhala: ජය ශ්රී මහා බොධිය) is a sacred fig tree in the Mahamewna Gardens, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. It is said to be the southern branch from the historical Sri Maha Bodhi at Buddha Gaya in India under which Lord Buddha attained Enlightenment. It was planted in 288 …

The oldest living human-planted tree in the world with a known planting date is the sacred fig tree “Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi”, planted in 288 BC. Read More »