Common Name: Chinese sweetgum
Scientific Name: Liquidambar formosana
Native/Naturalized: Not Naturalized
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 133 in.
Height: 77 ft.
Crown: 57 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2019
Last Measured by: Jared Manzo, Chris Schmidt, Sabrina Hartley
Date First Measured: 2019
Comments: The tree was planted in 1940. Accession# 7064-40, ID# 3490. The tree is in good health, but decay in the three codominant stem's point of attachment could be an issue long term due to the eccentric branching. The tree's codominant stems were measured at 4.5' above ground: 73", 96", 55". Composite trunk circumference was calculated.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: Clarke
Land Owner: State Arboretum of Virginia
GPS Coordinates: 39.05997, -78.06388
Directions: The Chinese sweetgum is located in the Hamamelidaceae section which is adjacent to the Rosasceae collection. The nearest intersection is Wilkins Lane at Blandy Farm Lane.
Contact Name: Jared Manzo
Contact Email: email@example.com
Contact Phone: 540-837-1758
Original Nominator(s): Jared Manzo