Tree Information

Common Name: Chinese podocarpus

Scientific Name: Podocarpus macrophyllus

Native/Naturalized: Not Naturalized

Database ID: 1368

Status: alive

National Champion: no

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 57 in.

Height: 40 ft.

Crown: 28 ft.

Points: 104

Date Last Measured: 2021

Last Measured by: Norfolk Master Gardener Significant Tree Program

Date First Measured: 2008

Comments: The tree is healthy and vigorous. Trunk circumference was measured at 2 feet above the ground due to the trunk splitting below 4.5 feet. Southeastern Virginia is the northern limit of this species from Japan and South China.

Tree was previously measured at 44", 34', 19' and 83 points in 2008 by Byron Carmean & Gary Williamson.

Top. G. Williamson. 2008. Bottom two. Norfolk Master Gardeners. 2021.

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: City of Norfolk

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Land Owner: Olah and Deborah Moore

GPS Coordinates: 36.886081, -76.290496

Owner Email:

Directions: At 4612 Gosnold Ave, in the front foundation. Planting near the right (southern) corner of the residence.

Owner Address: 4612 Gosnold Ave

Norfolk, VA 23508

Owner Phone: 757-618-6528

Contact Information

Contact Name: Olah and Deborah Moore

Contact Email:

Contact Address: 4612 Gosnold Ave

Norfolk, VA 23508

Contact Phone: 757 618-6528

Contact Info: Paul Ziegler's information is on private record.

Norfolk Master Gardener Significant Tree Program Volunteers: 757-683-2819


Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson

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