Tree Information

Common Name: choke cherry

Scientific Name: Prunus virginiana

Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia

Database ID: 2798

Status: alive

National Champion: no

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 43 in.

Height: 32 ft.

Crown: 34 ft.

Points: 84

Date Last Measured: 2020

Last Measured by: Virg Madden

Date First Measured: 2020

Comments: Planted in 1995. Cultivar is 'Canada Red'. Tree hadn't been pruned in many years and had dead lower limbs removed.

V. Madden Feb-20

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: Albemarle

State Map

Land Owner: University of Virginia Foundation

GPS Coordinates: 37.96476, -78.46417

Owner Email:

Directions: Morven Farm. In "front field" area ME10. This tree is near creek and is the uppermost of the grouping of 3 Prunus virginiana.

Owner Address: 791 Morven Dr.

Charlottesville, VA 22902

Owner Phone: 434-293-3978

Contact Information

Contact Name: Virg Madden

Contact Email:

Contact Info: Virg Madden/Landscape Gardener. Elton Oliver/Estate Manager.


Original Nominator(s): Virg Madden

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