Quejigo, caxico, (Quercus faginea).

This magnificent tree, located at the heart of the Sierra de Guara National Park, is 20 metres high. The trunk’s base has a diameter of 1.45 metres and a circumference of 4.6 metres. It is surrounded by small woods made up of the same trees as well as fields cultivated with cereals. This particular spot boasts magnificent views of the Rodellar valley and the Sierra de Balced. The tree is in good condition although the foliage is not overly thick and it grows on private property.

Location: From Las Almunias de Rodellar take the fork towards Pedruel. After passing the last house in Las Almunias, park the car to continue on foot along the path to the left. After 1km, or about 20 minutes walking, there is a field to the right; follow the edge of this field to reach the tree, which can be seen from the path. This location of the tree is called Fondueñas.


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