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A tree does not reach its most productive stage of carbon storage for about 10 years.
The average tree in metropolitan area survives only about 8 years!
Ontario's oldest living tree is a Dwarfed cliff cedar on the Niagara Escarpment. This cedar is 1316 years old.
Trees planted as windbreaks at the east side of homes or for shade at the south and west sides of the home can reduce cooling and heating costs by as much as 30 percent,