In Italy, found an olive tree aged four thousand years In the World : Vladim

News 15 January, 2018

The government of Italy was made register of the oldest trees in the country. The Ministry responsible for agriculture, food and forest sector, have identified the most ancient olive tree that grows in Sardinia – it is four thousand years.


Thanks to the registry of the Ministry of agriculture and forestry of Italy was found one of the oldest trees in Europe. They turned out to be Sardinian olive, which reaches four thousand years.

The head office of the Ministry announced that the preparation of such accounting occurred for the first time, he helped to systematize and disseminate knowledge of the richness of the land in Italy.

It is known that the height of the olive tree reaches 14 meters, and the diameter, which spreads its crown, is 21 meters.

The island of Sardinia, where there’s a veteran known for such a plantation of olive trees, included in tourist guidebooks. Planting olive was engaged from about the 14th to the 17th century ad.