Common Name: downy serviceberry
Scientific Name: Amelanchier arborea
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 104 in.
Height: 46 ft.
Crown: 43 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2015
Last Measured by: Jon Matiuk, John Blankenship
Date First Measured: 1976
Comments: Tree appears over-mature in 2015. Some rot near top of tree, but looks healthy overall. This tree was a national champ in 2008, but a larger one was found. It was originally nominated by Louise Hogue around 1986, with measurements verified by forester Rodney Keinon.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: Tazewell
Land Owner: Louise Hoge
GPS Coordinates: 37.09892, -81.31743
Directions: In Burke's Garden, take Rt. 625 to Hogue's Lane. The tree is about one mile down Hogue's farm lane, on the right, in a field near the site of an old log cabin. In the picture it is the smaller tree in the middle of three trees seen in the background.
Contact Name: Kent Hogue
Contact Address: Rt. 3 Box 790 B
Tazewell, VA 24651
Contact Phone: 276-472-2732
Original Nominator(s): Louise Hogue