Tree Information

Common Name: giant dogwood

Scientific Name: Cornus controversa

Native/Naturalized: Not Naturalized

Database ID: 2812

Status: alive

National Champion: no

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 35 in.

Height: 25 ft.

Crown: 27 ft.

Points: 67

Date Last Measured: 2020

Last Measured by: Virg Madden

Date First Measured: 2020

Comments: Planted in 1991. Has sapsucker damage, otherwise healthy. Growing into cedar trees. Trunk measured at 2.2' above ground due to low branches.

V. Madden Feb-20

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: Albemarle

State Map

Land Owner: University of Virginia Foundation

GPS Coordinates: 37.96497, -78.46813

Owner Email:

Directions: Morven Farm. On old private drive on left across from old road Lanark roadbed-behind row of cedars.

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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