Tree Information

Common Name: hedge maple

Scientific Name: Acer campestre

Native/Naturalized: Naturalized

Database ID: 405

Status: alive

National Champion: no

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 129 in.

Height: 32 ft.

Crown: 36 ft.

Points: 170

Date Last Measured: 2023

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

Date First Measured: 1987


2023 comments: Tree appears to be healthy and sound. Circumference was measured at 1'.

2013 comments: Measured in 2013 by Jordan Endahl & Byron Carmean. Circummference: 123", Height: 36', Crown: 35', Points: 168. Original comments: Amazingly, the tree was transplanted from the bank across the street where it was slated for removal, to its new location on Mr. Welch's property.

More Photos

Top photo: J. Endahl
Bottom photos:D. Kania
Top photo: 2013
Bottom photos: 10/09/2023

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: City of Chesapeake

State Map

Land Owner: Mr. Sam Welch

GPS Coordinates: 36.7644, -76.247467

Owner Email:

Directions: Mr. Welch's residence is located on the corner of Bray Drive and Thrasher Road. The tree is at the back corner of the lot closest to Bray Drive. The tree can best be seen from Bray Dr. and is not included in the fenced portion of Mr. Welch's yard.

Owner Address: 152 Thrasher Road

Chesapeake, VA 23320

Owner Phone: 757 382-0477

Contact Information

Contact Name: Byron Carmean

Contact Email:

Contact Address: 3616 Labrador Ln.

Suffolk, VA 23434

Contact Phone: 757-934-0588


Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean, John King; Gary Williamson

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