Common Name: hackberry
Scientific Name: Celtis occidentalis
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 203 in.
Height: 106 ft.
Crown: 111 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2015
Last Measured by: Robert Vickers
Date First Measured: 2015
Comments: A very healthy split trunk hackberry, with a very large crown. Within weeks of nomination, the larger of the trunks split and fell, reducing the tree height to 106' feet.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: Fairfax
Land Owner: Joseph Plaskeet Park
GPS Coordinates: 38.70949, -77.21521
Directions: The tree is in Joseph Plaskeet Park along Pohick creek just north of Lorton Rd and west of Lorton Station Blvd in Lorton, Va. Turn west off Lorton Station Blvd onto StoneGarden Dr. Path along east side of Pohick Creek can be entered behind 9140 Stonegarden. Go north on the path and take the right fork where it soon splits. The tree is on the west side of path about 10 yards from fork. It's massive split trunk is hard to miss.
Contact Name: Robert Vickers
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Address: 312 Springvale Road
Great Falls, VA 22066
Original Nominator(s): Robert Vickers