Common Name: willow oak
Scientific Name: Quercus phellos
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Virginia Champion: no
Circumference: 308 in.
Height: 115 ft.
Crown: 125 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2013
Last Measured by: Jordan Endahl and Byron Carmean
Date First Measured: 2003
Comments: A drive of the location by Gary Williamson in February 2021 discovered that the tree is completely gone. The circumstances of its removal are unknown.
This tree was originally nominated in 1986 and is growing rapidly! It has traded national champion status back and forth with one in Northampton County. Both trees were measured in 2013 and this tree was found to be slightly smaller. Recognized in 2018 as three-way national co-champion with trees in Northampton, VA and Mathews, VA.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: City of Chesapeake
Land Owner: Scott Buxton
GPS Coordinates: 36.57846, -76.18627
Directions: Front yard of property. Visible from the street.
Owner Address: 516 Gallbush Rd.
Chesapeake, VA 23322
Contact Name: Byron Carmean
Contact Email: email@example.com
Contact Address: 3616 Labrador Ln.
Suffolk, VA 23434
Contact Phone: 757-934-0588
Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson