Tree Information

Common Name: Japanese snowbell

Scientific Name: Styrax japonicus

Native/Naturalized: Not Naturalized

Database ID: 1219

Status: alive

National Champion: no

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 106 in.

Height: 33 ft.

Crown: 33 ft.

Points: 147

Date Last Measured: 2017

Last Measured by: Renee Frith

Date First Measured: 2007

Comments: The tree is very healthy and expertly cared for by the garden staff. Circumference measured at 8" above ground due to forked trunk.

R. Frith May-17

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: City of Norfolk

State Map

Land Owner: Norfolk Botanical Garden

GPS Coordinates: 36.906428, -76.197701

Directions: Norfolk Botanical Garden near the junction of Flowing Arboretum and Discovery Grove.

Owner Address: 6700 Azalea Garden Road

Norfolk, VA 23518

Owner Phone: 757-441-5830

Contact Information

Contact Name: Carl Simmons

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 757-441-5830 (ext. 4

Contact Info: Carl Simmons is Curator of Woody Plants. Paul Ziegler contact information in private comments.


Original Nominator(s): Bryon Carmean, Gary Williamson, Theresa Augustin

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