Tree Information

Common Name: sweetbay magnolia

Scientific Name: Magnolia virginiana

Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia

Database ID: 2933

Status: alive

National Champion: no

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 137 in.

Height: 59 ft.

Crown: 65 ft.

Points: 212

Date Last Measured: 2021

Last Measured by: Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson

Date First Measured: 2021

Comments: Tree appears healthy, but one trunk has English ivy growing on it. Owner says that he will attempt to remove vine. Tree has two separate stems at 4.5' above ground. Stem 1: 98" circumference, Stem 2: 96" circumference. Larger stem is one with ivy, so 3" was subtracted from gross measurement to remove ivy girth. Composite trunk circumference was calculated.

G. Williamson. December. 2021.

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: City of Chesapeake

State Map

Land Owner: John Skrobiszewski

GPS Coordinates: 36.779766, -76.411938

Directions: When facing house from the street, tree is in the ditch just left of the sidewalk bridge over the ditch leading to the front door.

Owner Address: 545 Homestead Road

Chesapeake VA 23321

Contact Information

Contact Name: Byron Carmean

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 757-934-0588


Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean

Other Nominators: Gary Williamson

Additional Information

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