Tree Information

Common Name: incense-cedar

Scientific Name: Calocedrus decurrens

Native/Naturalized: Native to North America

Database ID: 1420

Status: alive

National Champion: no

Virginia Champion: no

Circumference: 201 in.

Height: 74 ft.

Crown: 47 ft.

Points: 287

Date Last Measured: 2020

Last Measured by: Carl Courter

Date First Measured: 2009

Comments: The tree seems to be in good health, except for some vines, most of which have been removed. Previously measured by Jack and Kate Hummel in 2009 at 192", 58', 39', 260 points.
Tree was state champion for several years until a peculiar story unraveled the true identity of a larger incense-cedar in Nelson County that had been misidentified as northern white-cedar for 50 years.

C. Courter September 2020.

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: Westmoreland

State Map

Land Owner: Private

GPS Coordinates: 38.102731, -76.842485

Owner Email: On file

Directions: Coordinates are approximate to the property.

Owner Address: On file

Owner Phone: On file

Contact Information

Contact Name: Eric Wiseman

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 540-231-5148

Contact Info: Carl Courter Previous property owners were Kate and Jack Hummel. Their contact info is on file. Faye Andrashko is familiar with the property (


Original Nominator(s): Jack and Kate Hummel

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