Yews in Madrid

Oldest tree in Spain

October 22nd, 2013

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A good candidate to the oldest tree in Spain is a yew named tejo de Barondillo in the  Sierra de Guadarrama, Northeast Madrid. This tree germinated around the year 500 CE ± 300, making it around 1500 ± 300 years old, though other estimates put it as old as 2000 years. More details here and here