Big Old Tree Contest Previous Winners

2012 Winners

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Chinkapin Oak (Quercus muehlenbergii)

7203 Old Hickory Blvd.

owner Williams Brothers Farm

nominator Angela Williams

192” circumference, 70’ height, 100’ crown spread

Eastern Red Cedar (Juniperus virginiana)

100 Brentwood Place

owner Arbors of Brentwood

nominator Paul Campanis

122” circumference, 70’ height, 50’ crown spread

Green Ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica)

Radnor Lake State Natural Area

owner State of Tennessee 

nominator Mark Taylor/FRA ES Class

113” circumference, 90’ height, 58’ crown spread


Overcup Oak (Quercus lyrata)

Vanderbilt University near Rand Hall

owner Vanderbilt University
nominator Anne Hill
72” circumference, 60’ height, 20 ’ crown spread

Red Sorrel/Sourwood (Rumex acetosella)

Beaman Park

owner Metro Parks

nominator Durwood Edwards

75” circumference, 52’ height, 20’ crown spread

Shagbark Hickory (Carya ovata)

3007 New Natchez Trace

owner Walter Burn

nominator Walter Burn

38” circumference, 67’ height, 31’ crown spread

Silver Maple (Acer saccharinum)

805 North 2nd Street

owner Dane Forlines

nominator Dane Forlines

129” circumference, 65’ height, 50’ crown spread