Tree Information

Common Name: medlar

Scientific Name: Mespilus germanica

Native/Naturalized: Not Naturalized

Database ID: 2591

Status: alive

National Champion: no

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 28 in.

Height: 15 ft.

Crown: 5 ft.

Points: 44

Date Last Measured: 2018

Last Measured by: Charles Gardner

Date First Measured: 2018

Comments: Tree is in very good condition. Very rare tree. Was used as a jelly or preserve in the colonial period. We have 2 on property.

Charles Gardner Jul-18

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: City of Williamsburg

State Map

Land Owner: Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

GPS Coordinates: 37.1616, -76.4138

Owner Email:

Directions: The chiswell-Bucktrout house off of Francis St. Tree is located left rear of back garden.

Owner Address: 317 N Botetourt St

Williamsburg va 23185

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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