Tree Information

Common Name: Chinese chestnut

Scientific Name: Castanea mollissima

Native/Naturalized: Naturalized

Database ID: 548

Status: alive

National Champion: no

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 221 in.

Height: 48 ft.

Crown: 64 ft.

Points: 285

Date Last Measured: 2023

Last Measured by: Bobbie Burton and Nancy Joel

Date First Measured: 2002

2023 comments: According to the owner, the tree is producing fruit assertively. It has been pruned and has come dead limbs. However, the canopy appears healthy. Unusually large fruits.
2012 comments: The tree appears very old and has been pruned back in the past. It is fruiting and appears healthy. Measured by Byron Carmean, Gary Williamson, Charles Wilson, Charlie Knoeller at 211", 46', 63', 273 points.

B. Burton. January 2023.

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: Richmond

State Map

Land Owner: Roy Rogers

GPS Coordinates: 38.037793, -76.79585

Owner Email: Private

Directions: Corner of Menokin and County Bridge Rd. near Warsaw. At owner address in side of yard.

Owner Address: Private

Owner Phone: Private

Contact Information

Contact Name: Byron Carmean

Contact Email:

Contact Address: 3616 Labrador Lane

Suffolk, VA 23434

Contact Phone: 757-934-0588

Contact Info: Bobbie's contact info is on file.


Original Nominator(s): James B. Harris

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