Tree Information

Common Name: tough bumelia

Scientific Name: Sideroxylon tenax

Native/Naturalized: Native to North America

Database ID: 2458

Status: alive

National Champion: yes

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 22 in.

Height: 13 ft.

Crown: 12 ft.

Points: 38

Date Last Measured: 2016

Last Measured by: Charles Gardner

Date First Measured: 2016


2021 update: This tree was crowned sole national champion by American Forests in 2021

Tree planted about 35 years ago. Brought here from Georgetown County, SC.


Location of Tree

Tree is located in: City of Williamsburg

State Map

Land Owner: Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

GPS Coordinates: 37.271009, -76.69807

Directions: Intersection of Duke of Gloucester St. and Colonial St.

Owner Address: P. O. Box 1776

Williamsburg, VA 23187-1776

Contact Information

Contact Name: Charles Gardner

Contact Email:

Contact Address: 9916 Linefence Rd.

Hayes, VA


Original Nominator(s): Charles Gardner

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