Common Name: Chinese privet
Scientific Name: Ligustrum sinense
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 78 in.
Height: 28 ft.
Crown: 33 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2010
Last Measured by: Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson
Date First Measured: 2010
Comments: Declared national champion in 2018, but dethroned in 2019 because American Forests no longer recognizes the species as eligible for the national register. Healthy, but hollow and subject to breakage due to wind or ice. Circumference measured at 1.5 ft. above ground.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: City of Chesapeake
Land Owner: Adrian Gutierrez
GPS Coordinates: 36.82159, -76.27781
Directions: Johnson Park section of South Norfolk, at owner's address.
Owner Address: 310 D Street
Chesapeake, VA 23324
Contact Name: Byron Carmean
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Address: 3616 Labrador Ln
Suffolk, VA, 23434
Contact Phone: 757-934-0588
Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson