Common Name: tulip-poplar
Scientific Name: Liriodendron tulipifera
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 390 in.
Height: 100 ft.
Crown: 83 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2013
Last Measured by: Jordan Endahl and Byron Carmean
Date First Measured: 2005
Comments: Declared national champion in 2013. The Chesapeake tree is old and hollow, but is continuing to add girth to trunk. The top is starting to show signs of dieback.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: City of Chesapeake
Land Owner: Blanche Hughes
GPS Coordinates: 36.68914, -76.09377
Directions: Just inside the forest beyond a large agricultural field at 1013 Blackwater Rd., Chesapeake, VA 23322.
Owner Address: 1013 Blackwater Rd.
Chesapeake, Va 23322
Contact Name: Byron Carmean
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Address: 3616 Labrador Ln
Suffolk, VA 23434
Contact Phone: 757-934-0588
Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson