Tree Information

Common Name: Chinese privet

Scientific Name: Ligustrum sinense

Native/Naturalized: Naturalized

Status: alive

National Champion: yes

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 78 in.

Height: 28 ft.

Crown: 33 ft.

Points: 114

Date Last Measured: 2010

Last Measured by: Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson

Date First Measured: 2010

Comments: Declared national champion in 2018. Healthy, but hollow and subject to breakage due to wind or ice. Circumference measured at 1.5 ft. above ground.

Gary Williamson 1/2/2010

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: City of Chesapeake

State Map

Land Owner: Adrian Gutierrez

GPS Coordinates: 36.82159, -76.27781

Directions: Johnson Park section of South Norfolk, at owner's address.

Owner Address: 310 D Street

Chesapeake, VA 23324

Contact Information

Contact Name: Byron Carmean

Contact Email:

Contact Address: 3616 Labrador Ln

Suffolk, VA, 23434

Contact Phone: 757-934-0588


Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson

Additional Information

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