File:Moreton Bay Fig Tree.jpg

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In 1876, a visiting seaman supposedly gave a seedling of this Morton Bay Fig tree to a girlfriend in Category:Santa Barbara, Southern California. A year later, the friend replanted it in its current location - the corner of Chapala and Montecito.

  • It is now one of the largest of all Ficus macrophylla trees in the United States. It is on the California Register of Big Trees.
  • The tree averages 80' in height, 176' in average crown spread and over 40' in diameter.
"It is an awesome sight!"
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Source DSCN0794-The Moreton Bay Fig Tree in Santa Barbara, California
Author gailf548 from New York State, USA
Camera location 34° 24′ 48.98″ N, 119° 41′ 30.41″ W View this and other nearby images on: OpenStreetMap - Google Maps - Google Earth info

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