#019 Japanese Pagoda Tree (Styphnolobium japonicum)

This Japanese Pagoda is located in a private neighborhood park originally designed by Frederick Law Olmstead in 1911, commissioned by Edward Dilworth Latta. This tree is cabled and now includes a new Treasure Tree tag. Thank you to Dan L. Morrill for the historical information, pulled from his piece, Dilworth’s Early History 1890-1911.

Statistics (1992/2020)

  • Circumference (In.): 141/181
  • Height (Ft.): 67/84
  • Avg. Crown Spread (Ft.): 77/73
  • Total Points: 227/283

More Information

  • Nominated By: Virginia MacGuire
  • Year Added: 1992
  • Owned By: Morrocroft Homeowners Association
  • Current condition: Good
  • Neighborhood: Morrocroft
  • Property Type: Private
  • Nearest Address: Private property
  • Ecological Value: Traditionally, the buds of Japanese Pagoda trees were used to create yellow dye for Japanese prints.