Common Name: Carolina laurelcherry
Scientific Name: Prunus caroliniana
Native/Naturalized: Native to North America
Database ID: 2618
National Champion: yes
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 78 in.
Height: 37 ft.
Crown: 47 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2018
Last Measured by: Jeanette Navia, Connie Reitz, Ricklin Brown, Keith Navia, Shirley Devan, Adrienne Frank, Glenda White
Date First Measured: 2018
2021 update: This tree was crowned sole national champion by American Forests in 2021
Healthy. There is a small American Holly tree growing out of one of its knot holes. Trunk circumference measured below the large low branch (at 2.2' above ground) was 90". Trunk circumference measured above the large low branch (at 4.5' above ground) was 78".
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: City of Williamsburg
Land Owner: Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
GPS Coordinates: 37.2722981, -76.6911726
Owner Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Directions: 109 N. Waller St., Williamsburg, VA 23185. Located near the Benjamin Powell vegetable garden in Colonial Williamsburg, off North Waller Street. Behind the Benjamin Powell house, through the gate.
Contact Name: Charles Gardner
Contact Email: email@example.com
Original Nominator(s): Charles Gardner