Tree Information

Common Name: osage-orange

Scientific Name: Maclura pomifera

Native/Naturalized: Native to North America

Status: alive

National Champion: yes

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 333 in.

Height: 58 ft.

Crown: 91 ft.

Points: 414

Date Last Measured: 2009

Last Measured by: James Powell

Date First Measured: 2009

Comments: This was a National Co-champion from 2009 - 2012. It is a male specimen estimated by arborists to be at least 200 years old, is located on land that was once owned by President George Washington.

David Ellis

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: Fairfax

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Land Owner: American Horticultural Society

GPS Coordinates: 38.74252, -77.0448

Owner Email:

Directions: River Farm serves as the headquarters of the American Horticultural Society. Situated on 25 acres of landscaped lawns and gardens, it is one of the Washington, D.C. area's premier gardening destinations.

Owner Address: 7931 East Boulevard Drive

Alexandria VA,22308

Owner Phone: 703-768-5700

Contact Information

Contact Name: David J. Ellis

Contact Email:

Contact Info: Arborist who measured the tree is James Powell, The Care of Trees, 6748 Gravel Avenue, Alexandria VA,22310; Email: Phone: (703) 922-8733


Original Nominator(s): David J. Ellis

Additional Information

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