Common Name: Japanese plum yew
Scientific Name: Cephalotaxus harringtonia
Native/Naturalized: Not Naturalized
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 192 in.
Height: 21 ft.
Crown: 37 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2020
Last Measured by: Ben Blankenship and Stuart Blankenship
Date First Measured: 2020
Comments: The tree has a small amount of dead wood, but it is still in good health (especially for its very mature age.) Probably planted by the Dooley's. Circumference was measured at 4" above ground due to split trunk form typical of this species.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: City of Richmond
Land Owner: Maymont Foundation
GPS Coordinates: 37.534480, -77.476143
Owner Email: psinglemann@Maymont.org
Directions: On right side of trail as you enter from Hampton Street. Near restrooms.
Owner Address: 1700 Hampton street
Richmond, VA 23220
Contact Name: Peggy Singlemann
Contact Email: psinglemann@Maymont.org
Original Nominator(s): Ben Blankenship and Stuart Blankenship