Tree Information

Common Name: paper mulberry

Scientific Name: Broussonetia papyrifera

Native/Naturalized: Naturalized

Database ID: 2590

Status: alive

National Champion: no

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 163 in.

Height: 35 ft.

Crown: 56 ft.

Points: 212

Date Last Measured: 2018

Last Measured by: Charles Gardner

Date First Measured: 2018


2021 update: This tree was dethroned as national champion by American Forests because its species is no longer eligible

Recognized as national champion in 2019. Tree is in very good health. Sheep and bulls love the shade it provides.

Charles Gardner Jul-18

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: City of Williamsburg

State Map

Land Owner: Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

GPS Coordinates: 37.270796, -76.696353

Directions: Tavern bus stop on E Francis St. Tree is nestled inside a small pasture directly behind bus stop.

Owner Address: PO Box 1776

Williamsburg, VA 23187

Owner Phone: 804-832-7455

Contact Information

Contact Name: Charles Gardner

Contact Email:

Contact Address: 9916 Linefence Rd

Hayes, VA 23072

Contact Phone: 804-832-7455


Original Nominator(s): Charles Gardner

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