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Japanese tree Lilac (Syringa reticulata)

American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Japanese tree Lilac (Syringa reticulata), State: VA
Description This tree is very old but is in fair condition. A few of its branches are not the healthiest plus it is mildly rotting on one side, but seems to be toughing all this out. This tree is at least 75 yrs old or more although they live on average to 50 yrs in good conditions.

Location Richmond, VA

Japanese tree LILAC

Syringa reticulata

This champion Japanese tree Lilac of Virginia made its debut on the list of American Forests Champion Trees in 2018, as it is the largest known tree of its species in the country. By recognizing these champions, we recognize the beauty and critical ecosystem services provided by our biggest and oldest trees.

Tree circumference136
crown spread 35
Total points175

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Year Nominated2018
Date crowned2018-09-05

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September 7th, 2018|Categories: Big Trees|Tags: |