Oroville, California: Mother Orange Tree

Orange tree planted in 1856 and still alive today, "the oldest living orange tree in California," according to its bronze plaque.
400 Glen Drive, Oroville, CA
From downtown drive east on Hwy 162 for three miles. Turn left onto Oro-Quincy Hwy, then make the first right onto Glen Drive. After a half-mile, turn left into the parking lot of the California State Parks District Hdqrs. The tree is on the north side of the parking lot.
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Mother Orange Tree historical marker.

Mother Orange Tree

Orange tree was planted in 1856 and is still alive today, "the oldest living orange tree in California," according to its bronze plaque.

[Rick Lizotte, 12/14/2017]

Not to be confused with the younger Parent Navel Orange Tree down in Riverside.

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