Common Name: redwood
Scientific Name: Sequoia sempervirens
Native/Naturalized: Native to North America
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 231 in.
Height: 96 ft.
Crown: 43 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2018
Last Measured by: Byron Carmean, Gary Williamson
Date First Measured: 1988
Comments: Tree appears extremely healthy and is growing extremely fast. It was planted by Mr. Baker's parents after Hurricane Hazel in 1954. The tree was collected during a family outing to the redwoods of California and transplanted behind the family owned funeral home.
2018 Update: The tree has continued to thrive, and is growing extremely fast.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: City of Suffolk
Land Owner: BAKER FAMILY PARTNERSHIP LP
GPS Coordinates: 36.729220, -76.591741
Directions: 509 W. Washington St. at Junction Washington St & Linden Ave. behind Baker Funeral Home
Owner Address: 102 Linden Ave.
Contact Name: Byron Carmean
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Address: 3616 Labrador Ln.
Contact Phone: 757-934-0588
Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean, Gary Williamson