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Big Old Tree Contest Previous Winners

2011 Winners

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American Beech Fagus grandifolia
Bell’s Bend Park, 4187 Old Hickory Boulevard

owner Metro Parks

nominator Mark Hackney

124” circumference, 83’ height, 16’ crown spread


Blue Ash Fraxinus quadrangulata
Riverwood Mansion, 1833 Welcome Lane

owner Jackie and Joe Glynn 

nominator Mark Hackney

161” circumference, 59’ height, 14’ crown spread


Butternut/White Walnut Juglans cinerea
Beaman Park, 4111 Little Marrowbone Road

owner Metro Parks

nominator Mark Hackney

38” circumference, 73’ height, 7’ crown spread


Chinese Scholartree Styphnolobium affine
Woodlawn Memorial Park, 660 Thompson Lane

owner Woodlawn Memorial Park 

nominator Mark Hackney

100” circumference, 51’ height, 13’ crown spread


Chinkapin Oak Quercus muehlenbergii
23 Inveraray 

owner Andie Rice

nominator Andie Rice

101” circumference, 81’ height, 42’ crown spread


Eastern Cottonwood Populus deltoides
Bell’s Bend Park, 4187 Old Hickory Boulevard

owner Metro Parks

nominator Mark Hackney

214” circumference, 93’ height, 24’ crown spread


Flowering Dogwood Cornus florida
Woodlawn Memorial Park, 660 Thompson Lane

owner Woodlawn Memorial Park, 

nominator Mark Hackney

74” circumference, 27’ height, 9’ crown spread


 

 

Green Ash Fraxinus pennsylvanica
301 Walnut Drive 

owner 
Tina and Thad Caldwell
nominator Tina and Thad Caldwell

136” circumference, 100’ height, 75’ crown spread


Honey Locust Gleditsia triacanthos
Montgomery Bell Academy, 4001 Harding Road

owner Montgomery Bell Academy 

nominator Gordon Chenery

67” circumference, 92’ height, 60’ crown spread


Live Oak Quercus virginiana
4931 Franklin Pike

owner Pam Clayton

nominator Pam Clayton

172” circumference, 160’ height, 50’ crown spread


Persimmon Diospyros virginiana
Vine Hill Towers, 625 Benton Avenue 

owner Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency

nominator Carl Pitchford

58” circumference, 50’ height, 40’ crown spread


Red Mulberry Morus rubra
402 Elysian Fields

owner AT&T

nominator Bruce Kauffman

25.7” circumference, 38’ height, 45’ crown spread


Saucer Magnolia Magnolia × soulangeana
Edgefield Manor , 515 Shelby Street

owner Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency

nominator Carl Pitchford

48” circumference, 25’ height, 25’ crown spread


Shellbark Hickory Carya laciniosa
Bell’s Bend Park, 4187 Old Hickory Boulevard

owner Metro Parks

nominator Mark Hackney

70” circumference, 79’ height, 14’ crown spread


White Fir Abies concolor
Shelby Park, 1900 Davidson Street

owner Metro Parks

nominator Mark Hackney

71” circumference, 60’ height, 10’ crown spread


White Poplar Populus alba
Bell’s Bend Park, 4187 Old Hickory Boulevard

owner Metro Parks

nominator Mark Hackney

139” circumference, 70’ height, 15’ crown spread