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Big Trees, Champion Trees, and other  significant persimmons in Maryland

(Diospyros virginiana - common, or American persimmon)

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Maryland's Big Persimmon Trees,

 The basic information for each tree is shown in the table below.  The state champion tree is shown in bold.  Maryland does not release the location of trees on private property.  

CountyLocationYear MeasuredNominatorCircumference at Breast Height (CBH) (inches)Height (feet)Average Crown Spread (feet)Total PointsNotes
Prince George's1188455.5216State Champion.  Male.  Said to be in poor health
Wicomico786649157
Kent865151150Female.  Heavy fruit producer.
CalvertJefferson Patterson Park and Museum (on the grounds of the manor house).766047148Assumed male as caretakers were unaware it was a persimmon.
Anne Arundel657531148
Carroll796032147Female.
Charles548528146
Hartford686546144
Montgomery547731.5139
Howard595835126
Somerset675122124

  

References:


Maryland:   
Bennett, John.  2010.  personal communication via email.  John Bennett is the Maryland Big Tree Program Volunteer Coordinator.