Saturday, February 11, 2006

I heard they named it מְתוּשָׁלַח [Methuselah]


A 2,000-year-old date seed planted last Tu B’Shvat has sprouted and is over a foot tall. Being grown at Kibbutz Ketura in the Arava, it is the oldest seed to ever produce a viable young sapling.

2 comments:

Valke said...

Guess you're never too old to grow. Or maybe you're never too old to "date."

Brooklyn Habiru said...

Very clever...