Common Name: silky camellia
Scientific Name: Stewartia malacodendron
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 11 in.
Height: 15 ft.
Crown: 20 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2010
Last Measured by: Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson
Date First Measured: 2010
Comments: Trunk circumference measured at 4 inches above ground due to forked trunk.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: City of Chesapeake
Land Owner: City of Chesapeake
GPS Coordinates: 36.74397, -76.23678
Directions: Chesapeake Arboretum. From headquarters building, walk east across Oak Grove Road and cross bridge F. Tree is on left (north) side of loop trail. Map on file.
Owner Address: 624 Oak Grove Road
Chesapeake, VA 23320
Owner Phone: 757-819-7510
Contact Name: Ed Bradley
Contact Phone: 757-382-7060
Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson