Common Name: Allegheny plum
Scientific Name: Prunus alleghaniensis
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 37 in.
Height: 37 ft.
Crown: 24 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2007
Last Measured by: Bob Boeren
Date First Measured: 1990
Comments: Tree was originally nominated in 1990 and became national champion in 1991. They were all in bloom on 4/22/90. Tree was reported as alive and healthy in April 2007, but had a few vines growing in it. Several trees in the grove had fallen down but were still living.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: Craig
Land Owner: Jefferson National Forest
GPS Coordinates: 37.55056, -79.98389
Directions: The tree is located south of Rt. 606 and 300 ft. east of Hebron Dr. about 3 1/4 miles east of Rt. 615 near Oriskany. Original note says the tree was in a grove on the south side of Rt. 606 and Hebron Dr.
Owner Address: Rt 606 & 615
Contact Name: VA Big Tree Program
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Original Nominator(s): Richard Salzer