Old Kapok Tree, Ceiba pentandra, in Botanic Gardens was planted in 1933. Commonly known the White Silk-Cotton Tree, this Kapok is nearly 80 years old, with a girth of 6.2 m and a height of 43 m. It is a large, deciduous and majestic tree that has a narrow, open, thin pagoda-shaped crown, with tiered, horizontal branches. Widely distributed in West Africa, Tropical America, India and Southeast Asia. The Kapok tree has inconspicuous flowers are up to 3 cm in size, with 4 - 5 petals. They are light yellowish, pink or white in colour with a milky smell. The fibrer around the seeds were formly used for stuffing mattresses, pillows and even life jackets. The Heritage Kapok Tree in Botanic Gardens has a very nice majestic architecture of the tree and ghostly root system as I is located on a gentle slope. Old Kapok Tree, Botanic Gardens is near Cluny Road; is near Lermit Road; is near Tyersall Avenue; is near Nassim Road; is near Taman Serasi; is near Botanic Gardens Access Road; is near Botanic Garden Footpath; is near Minden Road; Old Kapok Tree, Botanic Gardens is geographically located at latitude(1.3109 degrees) 1° 18' 39" North of the Equator and longitude (103.8168 degrees) 103° 49' 0" East of the Prime Meridian on the Map of Singapore or JB.

The locations related to Old Kapok Tree, Botanic Gardens are represented by the nearest distances two points and may not be nearest by road. For example, Old Kapok Tree, Botanic Gardens is located 56 metres from Old Bandstand, Botanic Gardens. Old Kapok Tree, Botanic Gardens is located 96 metres from Fernery, Botanic Gardens. Old Kapok Tree, Botanic Gardens is located 110 metres from Botanic Gardens. Old Kapok Tree, Botanic Gardens is located 118 metres from Plant House, Botanic Gardens. Old Kapok Tree, Botanic Gardens is located 137 metres from Lermit Lodge.

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Relc International 1km, Traders Hotel 1km, RELC Building International Hotel 1.1km, are places to stay (hotel, service apartment, inn) located near Old Kapok Tree, Botanic Gardens.

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Visitor Centre 2.5km, Amway Singapore 2.9km, Robertson Walk 3.5km, are places of interest (attraction) located near Old Kapok Tree, Botanic Gardens.

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Arwaa Mansion is about 0.4 km away.

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National Orchid Garden is about 0.4 km away.

Ladyvale is about 0.5 km away.

Tyersall Road House is about 0.5 km away.

Gleneagles Hospital is about 0.6 km away.