Tree Information

Common Name: Ohio buckeye

Scientific Name: Aesculus glabra

Native/Naturalized: Native to North America

Database ID: 607

Status: alive

National Champion: no

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 126 in.

Height: 68 ft.

Crown: 51 ft.

Points: 207

Date Last Measured: 2022

Last Measured by: Jon Rockett and Yvonne Rockett

Date First Measured: 2012

Comments: Tree has identification tag. Tree seems very healthy and was in between flowers and fruit when measured.
2022 update: Tree appears healthy and was in full bloom when remeasured. The identification tag is visible.

Top: Landon Webb July 2012 Center and Bottom: Jon Rockett May 2022

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: City of Staunton

State Map

Land Owner: City of Staunton Parks and Recreation

GPS Coordinates: 38.1455, -79.09142

Owner Email:

Directions: On the grounds of Montgomery Hall Park, between Montgomery Hall (Park Office) side entrance and the pool bath house. Enter Park via Kenneth Jones Dr.

Owner Address: 116 W Beverley St.

Staunton, VA 24401

Owner Phone: 540-332-3800

Contact Information

Contact Name: Matthew Sensabaugh

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 540-332-3800

Contact Info: Matthew Sensabaugh is the city horticulturist and Ben Hastert is the assistant horticulturist. Alternative contact: Jon Rockett (


Original Nominator(s): Joseph Murray, Holly Chichester, Holly Murray

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