Common Name: Washington hawthorn
Scientific Name: Crataegus phaenopyrum
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Database ID: 2103
National Champion: yes
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 37 in.
Height: 21 ft.
Crown: 32 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2013
Last Measured by: Byron Carmean, Gary Williamson, and Mathew Gobla
Date First Measured: 2013
Comments: Declared national champion in 2020. The tree looks OK, but has mistletoe growing.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: City of Norfolk
Land Owner: Norfolk Botanical Garden
GPS Coordinates: 36.90563, -76.19871
Directions: South portion of the 'flowering arboretum' section of the Norfolk Botanical Garden near the pathway.
Owner Address: 6700 Azalea Garden Road
Norfolk, VA 23518
Owner Phone: 757-441-5830
Contact Name: Carl Simmons
Contact Email: email@example.com
Contact Phone: 757-441-5830 (ext. 455)
Contact Info: Carl Simmons is Curator of Woody Plants. Paul Ziegler contact information in private comments.
Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean, Gary Williamson, and Mathew Gobla