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Big Old Tree Contest Previous Winners

2006 Winners

Green Ash
 

The Hermitage, 4580 Rachel’s Lane

owner The Hermitage

nominator Donald Sanders

167” circumference, 107’ height, 84’ crown spread

 

White Ash
 
2122 Dearborn Drive in Donelson

owner Donald and Dot Mangum

nominator Donald and Dot Mangum

143” circumference, 90’ height, 86’ crown spread

 

Basswood
 
The Hermitage, 4580 Rachel’s Lane

owner The Hermitage

nominator Oscar Krosnes

144” circumference, 100’ height, 54’ crown spread

 

American Beach
 
The Hermitage, 4580 Rachel’s Lane

owner The Hermitage

nominator Oscar Krosnes

93” circumference, 90.3’ height, 71.4’ crown spread

 

Eastern Red Cedar
 
The Hermitage, 4580 Rachel’s Lane

owner The Hermitage

nominator Oscar Krosnes

110.5” circumference, 85’ height, 48.3’ crown spread

 

Cottonwood
 
5171 Old Hickory Boulevard

owner John F. Baker Jr.

nominator John F. Baker Jr.

135” circumference, 102’ height, 75’ crown spread

 

Flowering Dogwood
 
The Hermitage, 4580 Rachel’s Lane

owner The Hermitage 

nominator Oscar Krosnes

72” circumference, 45’ height, 47’ crown spread

 

American Elm
 
Two Rivers Park

owner Metro Parks

nominator Oscar Krosnes

74” circumference, 90’ height, 62’ crown spread

 

Ginkgo
 
The Hermitage, 4580 Rachel’s Lane

owner The Hermitage

nominator Oscar Krosnes

136” circumference, 111’ height, 47’ crown spread

 

Hackberry
 
Two Rivers Park

owner Metro Parks

nominator Donald Sanders

122” circumference, 90’ height, 68’ crown spread

 

Bitternut Hickory
 
Two Rivers Park

owner Metro Parks

nominator Oscar Krosnes

140” circumference, 126’ height, 88’ crown spread

 

Pignut Hickory
 
Two Rivers Park

owner Metro Parks

nominator Donald Sanders

84” circumference, 93’ height, 64’ crown spread

 

Shagbark Hickory
 
5047 John Hagar Road

owner Steve Hagar

nominator Devon Cardosi

51” circumference, 93.6’ height, 58.5’ crown spread

 

American Holly
 
The Hermitage, 4580 Rachel’s Lane

owner The Hermitage

nominator Oscar Krosnes

60” circumference, 79’ height, 25’ crown spread

 

Honey Locust
 
5052 John Hagar Road

owner Oscar Krosnes

nominator Devon Cardosi

44” circumference, 75’ height, 39.7’ crown spread

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Southern Magnolia
 
The Hermitage, 4580 Rachel’s Lane

owner The Hermitage

nominator Donald Sanders

87” circumference, 63’ height, 44’ crown spread

 

Chinkapin Oak
 
Two Rivers Park

owner Metro Parks

nominator Donald Sanders

144” circumference, 90’ height, 85’ crown spread 

 

Mossycup (Bur) Oak
 
Stones River Greenway Trail

owner Metro Parks

nominator Oscar Krosnes

122” circumference, 102’ height, 60’ crown spread

 

Swamp Chestnut Oak
 
Two Rivers Park

owner Metro Parks

nominator Donald Sanders

150” circumference, 109’ height, 84’ crown spread

 

Water Oak
 
The Hermitage, 4580 Rachel’s Lane

owner The Hermitage

nominator Oscar Krosnes

102” circumference, 105’ height, 46’ crown spread

 

Water Oak
 
Dallas Neil Park, Corner of Wedgewood and Eighth Avenue South

owner Metro Parks

nominator Peggy and Paul Krebs

72” circumference, 137’ height, 66’ crown spread

 

Osage Orange
 
5052 John Hagar Road

owner Oscar Krosnes

nominator Devon Cardosi

79.5” circumference, 80’ height, 53.9’ crown spread

 

Persimmon
 
The Hermitage, 4580 Rachel’s Lane

owner The Hermitage

nominator Oscar Krosnes

68” circumference, 85’ height, 53’ crown spread

 

Sassafras
 
Two Rivers Park

owner Metro Parks

nominator Oscar Krosnes

139” circumference, 90’ height, 45’ crown spread

 

Sweetgum
 
The Hermitage, 4580 Rachel’s Lane

owner The Hermitage

nominator Oscar Krosnes

113.5” circumference, 81’ height, 45’ crown spread

 

White Pine
 
The Hermitage, 4580 Rachel’s Lane

owner The Hermitage

nominator Oscar Krosnes

93” circumference, 95’ height, 34’ crown spread

 

White Oak
 
641 Atlanta Drive in Hermitage

owner Marieane Woodroof

nominator Emma Cardosi

216” circumference, 94’ height, 92’ crown spread

 

White Ash
 
Two Rivers Park

owner Metro Parks

nominator Donald Sanders

124” circumference, 130’ height, 85’ crown spread

 

Tulip (Yellow) Poplar
 
The Hermitage, 4580 Rachel’s Lane

owner The Hermitage

nominator Donald Sanders

188” circumference, 90’ height, 72’ crown spread

 

Black Walnut
 
Two Rivers Park

owner Metro Parks

nominator Oscar Krosnes

102” circumference, 100’ height, 43’ crown spread