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Drago Milenario is the main attraction of Icod de los Vinos, an attractive little wine town on the west coast of Tenerife. Dragon tree is standing 16m high and with a diameter of 6m. Dating the tree is usually done by counting the branches, it takes around 11 years to produce a new branch. The heart wood of the tree rots away making it impossible to count the rings. In the 18th century a German scientist stated that the tree was the oldest living thing on earth. Thought to be a 1000 years old, estimates vary between 500 - 3000 years old.

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