The Argan Tree
one of the oldest trees in the world , is (a town) located in the South of Morocco ( UNESCO protected ). The argan tree has a life expectancy of 250 to 400 years .
First fruits are to be expected after five years , which reached first crop at the age of 50 to 60 years. The first crops beginn when the tree is already 50 or 60 years old.
The dried fruits (which have) fall on the ground, and are collected in the summer months by hand. The dry pulp is removed ; then the extremely hard (seeds) cores are grounded using two stones by hand to extract the seeds (platelets containing therein) which are inside.