Tree Information

Common Name: cucumbertree

Scientific Name: Magnolia acuminata

Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia

Database ID: 606

Status: alive

National Champion: no

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 264 in.

Height: 101 ft.

Crown: 86 ft.

Points: 387

Date Last Measured: 2022

Last Measured by: Robert Vickers

Date First Measured: 1989

2022 update: Still in excellent condition. Noted as a "must-see" spectacular specimen.

2012 update: This tree is a beautiful specimen. In excellent condition. It can easily seen as one drives through Hamilton. Its location is next door to a champion pin oak (ID# 2269, 241 West Colonial Highway). Measurements by Greg Zell: Circumference 250", Height 95', Crown 84', Points 366.

Top: Jeff Kirwan 6/24/2011 Bottom: R. Vickers 3/18/2022

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: Loudoun

State Map

Land Owner: Matthew Wissler and Erin Wissler

GPS Coordinates: 39.13564, -77.66925

Directions: Just south of Business Route 7 on a private lot and on the west end of Hamilton. Front yard, left of driveway as enter. No visitors without owner permission.

Owner Address: 225 W Colonial Highway

Hamilton, VA 20158

Contact Information

Contact Name: Greg Zell

Contact Email:

Contact Info: Another contact is Dana Malone, 703-380-0440,, as is Robert Vickers,


Original Nominator(s): William S. Hubard

Other Nominators: Carol Evans and Dana Malone

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