Tree Information

Common Name: silky camellia

Scientific Name: Stewartia malacodendron

Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia

Database ID: 3131

Status: alive

National Champion: no

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 12 in.

Height: 15 ft.

Crown: 20 ft.

Points: 32

Last Measured by: Byron Carmean, Dylan Kania, and Gary Williamson

Date First Measured: 2023

This tree appears healthy and is under the protection of the arboretum staff.
Tree circumference was measured at 0.5' (see photo).

D. Kania 10/09/2023

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: City of Chesapeake

State Map

Land Owner: Chesapeake Arboretum

From Battlefield Blvd, take Gainsborough East towards Oak Grove Rd. Chesapeake Arboretum at the next corner. Tree is in Stewartia Grove across trail at the Chesapeake Arboretum.

Owner Address: 624 Oak Grove Rd

Chesapeake, VA, 23320

Contact Information

Contact Name: Byron Carmean

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 757-934-0588


Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean

Other Nominators: Dylan Kania and Gary Williamson

Additional Information

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