The Inodzi Gums

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The Inodzi Gums


The Inodzi Gums are the tallest trees in Zimbabwe.The Inodzi Gums are situated in Penhalonga, on what was once the property of the Strickland’s, family who generously donated ox wagons and carts to the Mutare Museum and whose farm was illustrated on the old Southern Rhodesia One Pound bank note


Why Visit

  • This magnificent half hectare grove of flooded gums (Eucalyptus grandis) and tallowwood (Eucalyptus microcorys) are the tallest trees in Zimbabwe.
  • They were planted by the Strickland family between 1905 and 1910 and left to grow for over a century.
  • Located in the lush and hilly landscape of Penhalonga, an avenue of indigenous red mahogany (Khaya nyasica) leads to the Inodzi Gums Zimbabwe Scenic Sites