Tree Information

Common Name: Fraser fir

Scientific Name: Abies fraseri

Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia

Database ID: 623

Status: alive

National Champion: yes

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 119 in.

Height: 96 ft.

Crown: 45 ft.

Points: 226

Date Last Measured: 2022

Last Measured by: Jeremy Harold

Date First Measured: 1988

2022 update: Tree appears to be in good health with a full crown and no decline.
Tree was originally nominated by Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson in 1988 at 186 points. It was "rediscovered" in 2004 and remeasured at 221 points. Became National Champion in 2009 and increased slightly in size when last measured in 2012. Measurements that year by Landon Webb: circumference 116", height 96', crown 45', points 223.

More Photos

Top 2: Brian Kelley October 2019. Bottom: J. Harold 6/13/2022

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: City of Harrisonburg

State Map

Land Owner: Woodbine Cemetery

GPS Coordinates: 38.4477286, -78.8622109

Directions: Tree is in the center of the cemetery.

Owner Address: 477 E Market St.

Harrisonburg, VA 22801

Owner Phone: 540-434-7143

Contact Information

Contact Name: Jeremy Harold

Contact Email:

Contact Info: Joseph Murray Consulting Arborist & Educator


Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean, Gary Williamson, and Joe Murray

Other Nominators: Luanne Austin, Eddie Begoon, Lisa Batchelder

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