A Remarkable butternut

Tree Information
Common Name: butternut
Scientific name: Juglans cinerea
Category: Champion (big) tree
Notes: This is the largest butternut on record for Virginia in 2007, with a circumference of 219 inches. Lighting damage was reported in 1994, but a lighting rod was installed. Tree is still alive and cared for by Bartlett Tree Experts in 2006. Planted by J.D. Hertzler in 1897 from a tree in Maryland.
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Nominator: John David and Lauren Yoder
Location of Tree
County/City: Newport News
Name of tree owner: John David and Lauren Yoder
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