Glendora, California: Big Moreton Bay Fig Tree

So big that the park around it has had to be expanded twice. Moreton Bay Fig Trees are known for their photogenic sprawling roots.

Big Tree Park

Address:
665 South Santa Fe Ave., Glendora, CA
Directions:
Big Tree Park. On the northeast corner of W. Colorado Ave. and S. Santa Fe Ave.
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Moreton Bay Fig Tree

There is a Moreton Bay Fig Tree which is over 140 years old on Santa Fe Avenue in Glendora. It was planted in the late 1880s by Mr. Edgar J. Owens, one of Glendora's early residents.

[Ruth E. Jones, 04/27/2021]

99 feet tall, 47 feet wide, so big that the park around it has had to be expanded twice. Known locally as "Big Tree."


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