Tree Information

Common Name: Japanese hackberry

Scientific Name: Celtis jessoensis

Native/Naturalized: Not Naturalized

Database ID: 3238

Status: alive

National Champion: no

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 85 in.

Height: 32 ft.

Crown: 55 ft.

Points: 131

Date Last Measured: 2023

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

Date First Measured: 2023

This tree appears very healthy and happy in its current location (across street from champion hedge maple). Trunk circumference was measured at 2.5' due to low branching structure.

D. Kania 10/09/2023

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: City of Chesapeake

State Map

Land Owner: City of Chesapeake

GPS Coordinates: 36.76428, -76.24727

Directions: From RT. 168N, take Volvo Parkway East to Bray Dr (R). The tree grows outside of a wooden fence. East side of Bray Dr just North of Thrasher RD intersection.

Owner Address: 1505 Waitsel Dr

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

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