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Sweet crab Apple (Malus coronaria)

American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Sweet crab Apple (Malus coronaria), State: VT
Description It has been the centerpiece of a large greensward for c.150 years.///It appears that the municipal building was reconstructed around 2009 and expanded closer to the tree. From Google Street View, it looks like the height may have decreased from dieback or pruning. Looks like crown spread was pruned too.–Eric Wiseman, Remeasured on August 5th, 2019 per American Forests’ request; measurement by Kate Forrer (Urban & Community Forestry) and AJ Follensee (County Forester).

Location Orange, VT

Sweet crab APPLE

Malus coronaria

This champion Sweet crab Apple of Vermont made its debut on the list of American Forests Champion Trees in 2019, 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 circumference106
crown spread 29.5
Total points151

Nominated byLeigh Wright
Year Nominated2006
Date crowned2019-09-03

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September 3rd, 2019|Categories: Big Trees|Tags: |