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Boise, Idaho: Boise's Moon Tree

A pine tree grown from a seed that flew to the moon in 1971 on Apollo 14. It has a tiny art plaque in front of it depicting a rocketship and a tree.

1507 N. 28th St., Boise, ID
Northwest side of the city. It's a large pine tree next to the street, inside a fenced-in yard, on the west side of N. 28th St., just north of its intersection with W. Lemp St., and just south of Lowell Elementary School.
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Boise's Moon Tree

The Boise Moon Tree was grown from seeds that were aboard the Apollo 14 command module in Jan/Feb of 1971. Stuart Roosa (NASA astronaut and former smoke jumper) brought hundreds of tree seeds with him on the trip that were later germinated, studied, and gifted to various entities.

[Brandon, 04/27/2022]

The tree has a tiny art plaque in front of it depicting a rocket ship and a tree.

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