Macadamia Tree

Macadamia Tree (HMXRO)

Location: Placentia, CA 92870 Orange County
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N 33° 53.44', W 117° 52.529'

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These Australian nut-producing trees are the oldest Macadamia tetraphylla in California. They were planted prior to 1890 by a local spiritualist health colony, the Societas Fraternia. Members experimented with many varieties of fruits and nuts to enhance their strict vegetarian diet. The colony remained active until the 1920's.
Marker Number34
Year Placed1986
Placed ByOrange County Board of Supervisors, Orange County Historical Commission, and Shady Hollow Placentia Homeowners Association
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Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 2:12am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 419046 N 3750378
Decimal Degrees33.89066667, -117.87548333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 53.44', W 117° 52.529'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 53' 26.40" N, 117° 52' 31.74" W
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Area Code(s)714, 626, 323
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 608 Macadamia Ln, Placentia CA 92870, US
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