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Where to find ‘Tandang Sora’ and the other heritage trees

05:01 AM July 15, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — To protect the remaining trees in Metro Manila, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) pioneered the Heritage Tree Program in 2009. Below is a list of the 29 trees which have been included in the program and their locations:

  1. Kamagong, Veterans Memorial Medical Center in Quezon City
  1. Acacia, St. Theresa’s Collage, Quezon City
  1. Duhat, Kaligayahan Elementary School, Quezon City
  1. Balete, Malacañang Palace, Manila
  1. Narra, Fe Del Mundo Medical Center (Children’s Hospital), Quezon City
  1. Baliteng-baging, Lichauco Heritage House, Sta. Ana, Manila
  1. Sampaloc, Narra Street, Barangay Amihan, Project 3, Quezon City
  1. Indian rubber tree, San Francisco High School, Quezon City
  1. Duhat, Star Woods Manufacturing Inc., Karuhatan, Valenzuela City
  1. Dita tree, University of the Philippines Manila
  1. Botong, Philippine Women’s University, Jose Abad Santos Memorial School, Quezon City
  1. Acacia, Philippine School for the Deaf, Pasay City
  1. Acacia, Tomas Earnshaw Elementary School, Sta. Ana, Manila
  1. Betis, Manila North Cemetery
  1. Narra, Manila North Cemetery
  1. Ipil, Manila North Cemetery
  1. Dita, Batasan Hills, Quezon City
  1. Kamagong, House of Representatives, Quezon City

19-20. Rain trees, Santuario del Sto. Cristo Parish, San Juan


  1. Rain tree, Shoe Museum, Marikina City
  1. Rain tree, Our Lady of Abandoned Parish Cemetery, Marikina City
  1. Mango tree, Alabang Elementary School, Muntinlupa City
  1. Rain tree, Tata Dune Catholic Church, Barangay San Dionisio, Parañaque City

25-28. Narra, Tangisang bayawak, Dita and Antipolo, all found in Amparo Nature Park, Caloocan City

  1. Mango tree, San Roque Parish Church, Pateros



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