Tree Information

Common Name: eastern redcedar

Scientific Name: Juniperus virginiana var. virginiana

Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia

Status: alive

National Champion: no

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 224 in.

Height: 68 ft.

Crown: 49 ft.

Points: 304

Date Last Measured: 2009

Last Measured by: Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson

Date First Measured: 2005

Comments: Tree still appears to be alive as of May 2018.

Current all-time species champion.

Top: Google, May 2018. Bottom: G. Williamson, 2005

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: Southampton

State Map

Land Owner: Joe Nye Wiggins

GPS Coordinates: 36.60702, -76.93015

Directions: Route 258, south of junction with route 189.

Owner Address: 30149 Smiths Ferry Rd

Franklin, VA 23851

Owner Phone: 757-562-6189

Contact Information

Contact Name: Byron Carmean

Contact Email:

Contact Address: 3616 Labrador Ln.

Suffolk, VA 23434

Contact Phone: 757-934-0588


Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson

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