The largest trees in the world are defined as the trees having the highest wood volume in a single stem. These trees are both tall and large in diameter and
The girth of a tree is usually much easier to measure than the height, as it is a simple matter of stretching a tape round the trunk, and pulling it taut to find the circumference.
The broadest trees in the world are the trees with the broadest crowns have the widest spread of limbs from a single trunk.
The oldest trees in the world are determined by growth rings, which can be seen if the tree is cut down, or in cores taken from the bark to the center of the
A wild fig tree growing in Echo Caves near Ohrigstad, South Africa has roots going 120 m (400 ft) deep, giving it the deepest roots known of any tree. El Drago Milenario, a tree of species