El Drago Milenario Superlative Trees

Trees with the Deepest and Longest Roots in the World

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 Dracaena draco on Tenerife, Canary Islands, is reported to have 200-metre-long (660 ft) aerial roots.