Tree Information

Common Name: Chinese fringetree

Scientific Name: Chionanthus retusus

Native/Naturalized: Not Naturalized

Database ID: 1221

Status: alive

National Champion: no

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 66 in.

Height: 26 ft.

Crown: 30 ft.

Points: 100

Date Last Measured: 2017

Last Measured by: Renee Frith

Date First Measured: 2007

Comments: The tree is healthy and well cared for by the garden staff.Circumference measured at 1'2" due to forked trunk.

Current all-time species champion.l

R. Frith May-17

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: City of Norfolk

State Map

Land Owner: Norfolk Botanical Garden

GPS Coordinates: 36.90734, -76.19758

Directions: Norfolk Botanical Garden, flowering arboretum area, east of 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): Byron Carmean, Gary Williamson, Theresa Augustin

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