Common Name: Alleghany chinkapin
Scientific Name: Castanea pumila var. pumila
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 27 in.
Height: 31 ft.
Crown: 34 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2017
Last Measured by: Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson
Date First Measured: 2017
Comments: Tree appears healthy and sound. It has no visible signs of chestnut blight. This tree is on unrestricted public property.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: City of Virginia Beach
Land Owner: City of Virginia Beach Parks and Recreation
GPS Coordinates: 36.88972 , -76.16599
Directions: Near 5433 Shell Rd, Virginia Beach Virginia Beach VA, 23455. Take Northampton Blvd. east to boat ramp on south side of route 13. Follow the nature trail from the ramp area and continue up to causeway between Lake Smith and Lake Lawson. Tree is next to cove on Lake Lawson, about 100 feet from observation deck. This tree is on unrestricted public property.
Owner Phone: 757-385-4461
Contact Name: Byron Carmean
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Address: 3616 Labrador Lane
Suffolk, VA 23434
Contact Phone: 757-934-0588
Contact Info: Susan French is the City Arborist and should be listed as alternate contact (757-385-4461)
Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson