Santa Barbara, California: Moreton Bay Fig Tree - Largest in U.S.

Homeless people love to camp in the cool hollow of this huge 18th century fig tree from Australia. It's claimed to be the America's largest living Ficus macrophylla.
Address:
Montecito St., Santa Barbara, CA
Directions:
Hwy 101 to State Street. At Montecito and Chapala St.
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Fig Tree.

Moreton Fig Tree

The Fig Tree is roped off so no people were sitting under it. Amazingly big.

[Leslie, 03/12/2020]

Moreton Bay Fig Tree.

Moreton Bay Fig Tree

The big fig tree is rad! Seeing it at night was kind of shady.

[Karren, 08/06/2015]

Fig Tree.

Moreton Bay Fig Tree

Big tree. No one watching if you would like to hug it.

[Flossie, Zeke & The Kids, 08/14/2012]

Fig Tree.

Moreton Bay Fig Tree

This 1876 Moreton Bay Fig Tree was alive and well as seen on Thursday 9th Sept 2010 from the Amtrac Starlight Train at Santa Barbara Railway Station. The old railroad carriage in front of it which was once part of the 1900 Southern Pacific Railway Company west coast service.

[Mr Noel Hall, 10/05/2010]
Moreton Bay Fig Tree

This tree would be a great still photography photo. It is located by the Amtrack in Santa Barbara. There were local eateries near by. We saw it as a drive by attraction on one of the trolley tour companies. Definitely a massive tree.

[Aly, 04/20/2010]

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