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Jujubes trees live a long life!

One of the oldest jujube trees with historical significance is located in the town of Anxi in Fujian province, China. Referred to as the “King of Jujubes,” this ancient tree is believed to be over 1,000 years old, making it a living testament to the long cultivation history of jujubes in the region.

The Anxi jujube tree has weathered centuries, standing as a symbol of resilience and cultural heritage. It has become a cherished local landmark, attracting visitors who marvel at its gnarled branches and the wisdom it seems to carry from generations past.

The tree’s age is not only a testament to its longevity but also reflects the enduring importance of jujubes in Chinese culture. It has witnessed centuries of change, yet its roots remain deeply embedded in the traditions of the region reminding us of the enduring connection between humanity and the cultivation of this remarkable fruit.

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