Common Name: sweetbay magnolia
Scientific Name: Magnolia virginiana
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 91 in.
Height: 52 ft.
Crown: 44 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2018
Last Measured by: Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson
Date First Measured: 2018
Comments: The tree appears reasonably healthy and sound. Its branching pattern may lead to trunk splitting due to narrow crotch angle. Trunk measured at 2' above ground to avoid branch swell at chest height. Owner loves the tree and plans to protect it.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: City of Chesapeake
Land Owner: Maria Naghiu
GPS Coordinates: 36.62420, -76.31697
Directions: In front lawn area next to road ditch and left of the driveway entrance.
Owner Address: 2629 Benefit Road
Chesapeake, VA 23322
Contact Name: Byron Carmean
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Address: email@example.com
Contact Phone: 757-934-0588
Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson