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Tree Grown From 2000 year old seed

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Scientists have managed to grow a new sapling from a 2,000-year old [Methuselah] palm [seed] which was excavated in Masada. The plant has been growing for 26 months now and is four-feet tall.

The tree is called a Judean date tree and is now extinct in Israel, where the seed was found.

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June 13, 2008 Posted by | plant | , , | Comments Off on Tree Grown From 2000 year old seed