Common Name: mochi tree
Scientific Name: Ilex integra
Native/Naturalized: Not Naturalized
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 52 in.
Height: 26 ft.
Crown: 32 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2019
Last Measured by: Jason Sprouls, Byron Carmean
Date First Measured: 2009
Comments: The tree appears very healthy and well cared for.
2019 Update: The tree is in good health and has continued to grow. The tree is on a property once owned by Fred Hewitt, a founder of the Norfolk Botanical Garden. This is one of many uncommon, non-native plants on the property. Tree circumference was measured at 6" to adjust for multiple leaders, which is characteristic of Ilex species.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: City of Norfolk
Land Owner: R. W. Stevens
GPS Coordinates: 36.90224, -76.26957
Directions: Located at the owner's address in the left side of the yard next to the broad leaf holly.
Owner Address: 248 N. Blake Road
Norfolk, VA 23305
Owner Phone: 757-489-7995
Contact Name: Byron Carmean
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Address: 3616 Labrador Lane
Suffolk, VA 23434
Contact Phone: 757-934-0588
Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson