Tree Information

Common Name: Chinese parasoltree

Scientific Name: Firmiana simplex

Native/Naturalized: Naturalized

Database ID: 3174

Status: alive

National Champion: no

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 50 in.

Height: 33 ft.

Crown: 20 ft.

Points: 88

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

Date First Measured: 2023

This tree does not appear vigorous due to some shade but appears healthy. Another Parasol tree grew in this location but was removed. This tree is almost a mile away from the Elizabeth River.

D. Kania 10/10/2023

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: City of Portsmouth

State Map

Land Owner: Evergreen Memorial Park

Directions: In Portsmouth, VA, take High Street East from Maryview Medical Center to just beyond Exon Station. Take Glasgow Street to back side of Evergreen Cemetery and enter cemetery grounds. Tree is approximately 50' to the left.

Owner Address: 2510 Glasgow St

Portsmouth, VA, 23707

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

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