Tree Information

Common Name: spindletree

Scientific Name: Euonymus europaeus

Native/Naturalized: Naturalized

Database ID: 883

Status: alive

National Champion: no

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 76 in.

Height: 24 ft.

Crown: 42 ft.

Points: 111

Date Last Measured: 2022

Last Measured by: Byron Carmean, Dylan Kania, and Gary Williamson

Date First Measured: 2007

2022 update: This tree experienced storm damage resulting in a reduction in height. Trunk circumference measured at 4' above ground because of branching.
2007 update: Although crowded a bit by the other trees, it appears healthy. It is naturalizing wildly in the area. 2007 measurements by Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson: circumference 84", height 32', crown 39', points 126.

D. Kania. July 2022.

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: Isle of Wight

State Map

Land Owner: Isle of Wight County Parks and Recreation

GPS Coordinates: 37.035203, -76.617121

Owner Email:

Directions: NE corner of Fort Boykin property, Isle of Wight Co. near the James River. Downriver corner of near owners edge. GPS approximate to location.

Owner Address: 7410 Fort Boykin Trail

Smithfield, VA 23430

Owner Phone: 757-357-2291

Contact Information

Contact Name: Byron Carmean

Contact Email:

Contact Address: 3616 Labrador Lane

Suffolk, VA 23434

Contact Phone: 757-934-0588


Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean, Gary Williamson

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