Tree Information

Common Name: common persimmon

Scientific Name: Diospyros virginiana

Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia

Status: alive

National Champion: yes

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 152 in.

Height: 85 ft.

Crown: 68 ft.

Points: 254

Date Last Measured: 2015

Last Measured by: Byron Carmean, Gary Willilamson

Date First Measured: 2015

Comments: Declared national champion in 2016 and recognized as national co-champion in 2019, sharing title with a tree in Ohio. The tree should be safe and cared for.

Gary Williamson March 2015

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: City of Suffolk

State Map

Land Owner: Constance Woods Homeowner Association

GPS Coordinates: 36.73556, -76.58906

Directions: From Main Street in downtown Suffolk, take Constance Road to the west approximately 1/4 mile to Constance Woods. Turn right (north) and the tree is in the commons area straight ahead as you enter the complex.

Owner Phone: 757-539-7028

Contact Information

Contact Name: Byron Carmean

Contact Email:

Contact Address: 3616 Labrador Ln.

Suffolk, VA 23434

Contact Phone: 757-934-0588

Contact Info: Becky Habel is a member of the HOA. 757-539-7028


Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean, Gary Williamson

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