Tree Information

Common Name: winterberry holly

Scientific Name: Ilex verticillata

Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia

Status: alive

National Champion: yes

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 25 in.

Height: 14 ft.

Crown: 11 ft.

Points: 42

Date Last Measured: 2009

Last Measured by: Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson

Date First Measured: 2009

Comments: Declared national champion in 2009. Tree is one of many growing on this farm for the purpose of Christmas decorations.

Gary Williamson 2009

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: City of Chesapeake

State Map

Land Owner: Jerry Lilley (Lilley Farms)

GPS Coordinates: 36.83499, -76.39833

Owner Email:

Owner Address: 2800 Tyre Neck Rd.

Chesapeake, VA 23321

Owner Phone: 757-435-2085

Contact Information

Contact Name: Byron Carmean

Contact Email:

Contact Address: 3616 Labrador Ln

Suffolk, VA, 23434

Contact Phone: 757-934-0588

Contact Info: Office Phone: 757-484-3448


Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson

Additional Information

I.D. Fact Sheet

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