Oldest Pepper Tree in California - Oceanside, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2
N 33° 13.924 W 117° 19.187
11S E 470205 N 3677059
Quick Description: The seeds for this tree were planted in 1830.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 12/17/2013 8:35:24 AM
Waymark Code: WMJQ87
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Black Dog Trackers
Views: 3

Long Description:
Located on the grounds of Mission San Luis Rey in Oceanside, California, a sign at the site informs us that this tree was planted with seeds by Fr. Antonio Peyri. The seeds had been brought by a sailor from Peru.
The tree is in the Mission's garden.
Historic Event:
First pepper tree ever planted in California.


Year: 1830

Species: pepper

Approximate Age: 183

Location: Oceanside, CA

Website: Not listed

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