Common Name: Chinese chestnut
Scientific Name: Castanea mollissima
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 197 in.
Height: 48 ft.
Crown: 92 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2020
Last Measured by: Virg Madden
Date First Measured: 1993
Comments: Appears very healthy. The tree has been cabled, pruned, fertilized and has lightning protection. Trunk circumference measured at 1' above ground due to the low branching.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: Albemarle
Land Owner: University of Virginia Foundation
GPS Coordinates: 37.96655, -78.470878
Owner Email: email@example.com
Directions: Morven Farm. Located on the front lawn of the main house at Morven Farm, on the west side of Rt. 795 just south of Ash Lawn and Simeon. Map on file.
Owner Address: 791 Morven Dr.
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Owner Phone: 434-293-3978
Contact Name: Virg Madden
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Info: Virg Madden/Landscape Gardener. Elton Oliver/Estate Manager. Previous Measurer (2009): Mason Patterson, Circum 186, Height 46, Crown 81, Total points 252.
Original Nominator(s): David Halley