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The Cypress of Abarkuh in Yazd, Iran: One of the World’s Oldest Trees
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November 16, 2017November 14, 2017

The Cypress of Abarkuh in Yazd, Iran: One of the World’s Oldest Trees

One of the oldest living things in the world, the Cypress of Abarkuh in Iran, also known as Zoroastrian Sarv and Sarv-e Abarkuh, has been speculated by botanists to be at least 4,000 years old! Over the past years, many researchers from Japan, Russia, China, and Iran have tried to determine the tree’s age. Speculations...