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Swartwater Tree

Main characteristics

Coordinates (approx.): 22.8615 S 28.2250 E (most likely location)
No:170        (list of all attractions)
Category:Trees
Values:Biology
Rank:5
Address:Africa, South Africa, Limpopo Province, near Swartwater Farm
Species:Baobab (Adansonia digitata L.)
Height:28.4 m
Circumference:24.55 m
Crown diameter:29.11 m

The Swartwater Tree is one of the largest known baobabs (Adansonia digitata) in South Africa. This tree is somewhat smaller than the two largest giants - Sagole Tree and Sunland Baobab, but nevertheless this is giant and picturesque tree with a fantastic circumference of 24.55 m

Tree was included in the list of South African Champion Trees comparatively recently - in 2012.

Some images of this tree can be seen in the Website of Tumuga Game Ranches.

Map

See Swartwater Tree on the map of South Africa!

References

  1. Declared List of Champion Trees, Department of Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries, November 2012. Accessed: the 23rd July 2014

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