Adansonia digitata --African Baobab--

African native trees grow near water and thus reveal its presence, & have been documented living to 2450 years. Traditionally have been valued as a source of food, water, health remedies or places of shelter and are steeped in legend and superstition. Height up to 82', trunk diameter up to 46'. Plethora of unusual blooms in early summer. Leaves and fruit are edible and nutritious.