Keystone Heights Moon Tree

Keystone Heights Library

Keystone Heights, Florida

[the Keystone Heights Moon Tree] [Plaque at the Keystone Heights Tree]

This Moon sycamore (Platanus occidentialis) is located outside the Keystone Heights Public Library. Local nursery owner Bob Burns acquired the tree from the University of Florida and had it planted and dedicated in 1984. The tree is being cared for by the Garden Club of the Lakes.

The plaque next to the tree reads:

"Moon Tree"
American Sycamore
(platanus occidentialis)
Grown from a seed that traveled to the Moon on Apollo 14, February 1971

Date planted at this site: 1984

Photographs courtesy of Chris Jolley

 Moon Tree Home Page

Dr. David R. Williams,
NSSDCA, Mail Code 690.1
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD 20771

NASA Official: Ed Grayzeck,
Last Updated: 30 October 2015, DRW