Common Name: eastern redbud
Scientific Name: Cercis canadensis var. canadensis
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 135 in.
Height: 30 ft.
Crown: 48 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2014
Last Measured by: David Green, Michelle & Anna Dowling
Date First Measured: 2005
Comments: Declared national champion in 2018 and recognized in 2019 as national co-champion with specimen in Fairfax, VA. A healthy, sound tree. Pruned at top, lost height after previous measurement in 2005.
Currently the all-time largest specimen of the species documented in Virginia.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: Loudoun
Land Owner: David and Sarah Green
GPS Coordinates: 39.035734, -77.720131
Owner Email: email@example.com
Directions: From Highway 50, just west of the village of Aldie, turn right onto Route 734 - Snickersville Turnpike - and the property is exactly six miles from Highway 50. Turn right into the driveway of the house with the red roof.
Owner Address: 38052 Snickersville Turnpike
Purcellville, VA 20132
Contact Name: David Green
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Original Nominator(s): David Green