Tree Information

Common Name: Alaska yellow-cedar

Scientific Name: Callitropsis nootkatensis

Native/Naturalized: Native to North America

Database ID: 2071

Status: alive

National Champion: no

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 53 in.

Height: 33 ft.

Crown: 24 ft.

Points: 92

Date Last Measured: 2023

Last Measured by: Alex Adams

Date First Measured: 2013

2023 comments: Appears healthy and sound. Well maintained by Hahn Garden staff. Is planted ornamentally with other conifers surrounding it.
2013 comments: This is the centerpiece tree in the Virginia Tech Hahn Garden. It receives the very best care. Circumference 36", height 32', crown spread 21', 73 total points by John Peterson and David Walker.

A. Adams August 2023

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: Montgomery

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Land Owner: Virginia Tech - Blacksburg

GPS Coordinates: 37.22021, -80.424348

Directions: This tree is a centerpiece tree in the Hahn Garden, clearly visible from Washington Street.

Contact Information

Contact Name: John Peterson

Contact Email:

Contact Address: 228 Cheatham Hall

Blacksburg, VA 24061

Contact Phone: 540-231-8942


Original Nominator(s): John Peterson

Other Nominators: David Walker

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