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How old do you think this olive tree is? I don’t remember what I was told when I took this photo, but when I’m back in Castelvetrano at this orchard in a couple of weeks, I’ll find out and report back! In the meantime, what’s your guess? If you are close, I’ll send you a gift from Experience Sicily once I know the correct answer!

10 Comments Add yours

  1. David Guadagnino says:

    Olive tree is 150 years old

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    1. Thanks for your guess David! Once I know, I’ll let you know. We’ll be at the Centonze orchard in Castelvetrano on September 26.


  2. Brian Walsh says:

    I remember this tree and would have to guess three hundred years. Beautiful groves of olives in a spectacular resort setting. And the olive oil received as a gift is still being enjoyed.

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    1. Well, I’ll let you know when I know the answer Brian!


  3. I was going to say hundreds of years, too, like Brian. I’m going with 450 years! It looks so vital and fruitful.

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    1. Once I know the answer, I’ll report back!


  4. I am going to say 2,000 years old.

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    1. Great guess Tucker! I’ll report back in a couple of weeks!


  5. Hi Everyone! This tree is 1200 years old! A reader on Instragram guessed correctly. Thank you all for participating!


  6. That is amazing! I guessed only about a third of that. Cool tree.

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