Tree Information

Common Name: downy serviceberry

Scientific Name: Amelanchier arborea

Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia

Status: alive

National Champion: no

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 104 in.

Height: 46 ft.

Crown: 43 ft.

Points: 161

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

State Map

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 Information

Contact Name: Kent Hogue

Contact Address: Rt. 3 Box 790 B

Tazewell, VA 24651

Contact Phone: 276-472-2732


Original Nominator(s): Louise Hogue

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