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Hawai�i olive Nestegis (Nestegis sandwicensis)

American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Hawai�i olive Nestegis (Nestegis sandwicensis), State: HI

Location Hawaii, HI

This champion Hawai�i olive Nestegis of Hawaii made its debut on the National Register of Champion Trees in 2013. It is the largest known tree of its species in the country as reported to American Forests. This tree is recognized not only for its size but also the critical ecosystem services that it provides such a food and shelter for wildlife, its water purification abilities, and its role in absorbing CO2 from our atmosphere and storing carbon in its wood.

Tree circumference204.52 inches
height32 feet
crown spread 42.58 feet
Total points247

Nominated ByElliott Parsons
Year Nominated2013
Date Crowned2013-04-25
Year Last Measured2013
Record Reference #5269

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November 15th, 2019|Categories: Big Trees|Tags: |