El Tule - The Biggest Tree

While in Oaxaca we paid a visit to what was once thought to have been the largest bio-mass in existence.  The tree stands next to (actually, dwarfs) a church in the small town of El Tule.


Statistically speaking, the tree is between 3000 and 2000 years old, 42 meters high, 58 meters around and requires a 100 square kilometer basin for water.

2 Responses to “El Tule - The Biggest Tree”

  1. 1 Ray Mar 3rd, 2007 at 6:13 am

    K & J, the tree of life! Have you seen The Fountain yet?

  2. 2 Anonymous Mar 5th, 2007 at 8:47 pm

    Ray, We haven’t had the chance to see the fountain just yet. Don’t worry it is on the to see list. jas

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