Common Name: Fortune's osmanthus
Scientific Name: Osmanthus xfortunei
Native/Naturalized: Not Naturalized
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 206 in.
Height: 25 ft.
Crown: 55 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2019
Last Measured by: Ben Blankenship
Date First Measured: 2019
Comments: Appears to be in good condition. A small amount of decay is located on the lower trunk. Probably has historical significance. New species and state champ in 2019. Trunk circumference measured using composite functional circumference. The two main leaders (120” and 168") were measured at 4.5 ft above ground. ID confirmed by tag on trunk.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: City of Richmond
Land Owner: Maymont Foundation
GPS Coordinates: 37.533783, -77.477395
Directions: This tree is on unrestricted public property. In Italian garden, near garden with stone path.
Owner Address: 1700 Hampton street
Richmond, VA 23220
Contact Name: Peggy Singlemann
Contact Email: psinglemann@Maymont.org
Original Nominator(s): Ben Blankenship