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Tree grown from 2000 year old seed

Posted in science with tags , , , , on June 13, 2008 by airtightnoodle

A date palm has been grown in Israel from a 2000 year old seed, making it the oldest seed known to have sprouted and grown. Dr. Sallon, of the Louis L. Brock Natural Medicine Research Center, is hoping it will replace the extinct Judean date palm.

The tree’s name? Methuselah.

Cute! I love it!

Full story here.