Our 5th annual Great American Tree compeition received 25 nominations! We have tallied over 6,000 votes on outstanding trees that each uniquely represent our nation's beautiful and diverse canopy. Our top 3 trees with the most member votes are (in no particular order): Quamal the douglas fir, Rosa the ponderosa pine, and the cottonwood trees.

These trees will be ranked by our all-star urban forestry panel. Our winner will be annouced on July 4th!

Top Three Member Voted Trees

Baobab on UHM Campus

Baobab (Adansonia digitata)

Location: University of Hawaii at Manoa Campus, Honolulu, Hawaii

Importance: Planted in the 1940’s this Baobab tree is considered one of the largest in the United States and is located on the University of Hawaii’s Manoa campus. Often tourists visiting the island of Oahu go and visit this impressive specimen due to its exotic form and massive size. This tree is also on Hawaii’s statewide Exceptional Tree list.

Size:

  • Height: N/A
  • Diameter: 51.5 in

 

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Winner announced on July 4th!

GRAND PRIZE: 500$

SECOND PLACE: 250$

THIRD PLACE: 100$