Common Name: dwarf hackberry
Scientific Name: Celtis tenuifolia
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Virginia Champion: no
Circumference: 64 in.
Height: 38 ft.
Crown: 44 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2017
Last Measured by: Greg Zell and Matt Barker
Date First Measured: 2009
Comments: New national champ in 2010. One of a number of dwarf hackberries growing in the Alexandria National Cemetery complex. The cemetery, in Old Town Alexandria, is home to a number of historic grave sites and old tree specimens. Tree is generally healthy, but growing in a comprimised location - along a roadway curb and hedge boundary to the cemetery. This specimen may be at risk in future due to location.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: City of Alexandria
Land Owner: City of Alexandria
GPS Coordinates: 38.80003, -77.05483
Owner Email: 703-746-4654
Directions: The Alexandria National Cemetery is in Old Town Alexandria. This tree is growing on the edge of cemetery at the intersection of South Payne St. and Gibbon St.
Owner Address: Department of Natural Resources, 2900-A Business Center Dr.
Alexandria, VA 22314
Contact Name: Matt Barker
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Info: Matt Barker is an arborist for the City of Alexandria
Original Nominator(s): Rod Simmons, Greg Zell