Tree Information

Common Name: European chestnut

Scientific Name: Castanea sativa

Native/Naturalized: Not Naturalized

Database ID: 2869

Status: alive

National Champion: no

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 196 in.

Height: 55 ft.

Crown: 59 ft.

Points: 266

Date Last Measured: 2020

Last Measured by: Jared Manzo

Date First Measured: 2020

Comments: Tree is ID#2790 in arboretum inventory system. Good condition. Trunk splits into five stems a foot above soil line. The circumference of each: 57", 59", 70", 41", 65". Since this growth habit is typical, the trunk circumference was measured at the fused root collar 8" above ground line.

J. Manzo Sep-20

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: Clarke

State Map

Land Owner: State Arboretum of Virginia

GPS Coordinates: 39.06106, -78.0674

Directions: The tree is located along Wilkins Lane Loop Drive in the nut grove very close to a section of bamboo.

Owner Address: 400 Blandy Farm Lane

Boyce, VA 22620

Owner Phone: 540-837-1758

Contact Information

Contact Name: Jared Manzo

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 540-837-1758


Original Nominator(s): Jared Manzo, Chris Schmidt, Sabrina Hartley

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