Sycamore

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Moon Trees came about through the work of Astronaut Stuart Roosa who was allowed to carry tree seeds with him into space. Mississippi State University proudly displays its Sycamore Moon Tree on campus near the Davis Wade Stadium at Scott Field, the home playing venue for the Mississippi State Bulldogs football team

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Weight lbs
Dimensions N/A
Hardiness:

3-9

Height:

75

Spread:

40

Growth Rate

F

Sapling Size

Small, Medium, Large

Clear
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Mississipi State University

In 1971, Apollo 14 was the third Moon mission of the U.S. Apollo space program, but the flight was unique in one way: tree seeds were taken on the flight to later germinate “Moon Trees”! When selected for the Apollo 14 mission, Astronaut Stuart Roosa was allowed to carry approximately 500 tree seeds with him into space.

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