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Swartwater Tree

WorldBlue  In short

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.

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GPS coordinates
22.8615 S 28.2250 E (the most likely location)
Location, address
Africa, South Africa, Limpopo Province, near Swartwater Farm
Baobab (Adansonia digitata L.)
28.4 m
24.55 m
Crown diameter
29.11 m

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WorldYellow In detail

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.


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

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