#129 Willow Oak (Quercus phellos)

This giant willow oak is now one of the largest known in Mecklenburg County. It stands in the city right-of-way property close to the intersection of Hollis Road and Sloan Street in south Charlotte. It was nominated in 2021.

Statistics (2022)

  • Circumference (In.): 246"
  • Height (Ft.): 87'
  • Avg. Crown Spread (Ft.): 106'
  • Total Points: 360

More Information

  • Nominated By: Mary Propst and Laurie Hofer
  • Year Added: 2022
  • Owned By: City of Charlotte
  • Current condition: Good
  • Neighborhood: Colonial Village
  • Property Type: Public Right of Way
  • Nearest Address: Intersection of Hollis Rd. & Sloan St., Charlotte NC 28209
  • Ecological Value: Willow Oaks are adaptable to a variety of soil types and make a great urban tree. They are utilized in commercial establishments, parks, golf courses, large yards and as street trees around Charlotte.
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