Belgian Champion Trees in the National Botanic Garden

(Baudouin, de Spoelberch & Van Meulder (1992) Bomen in België. Dendrologische Inventaris 1987-1992.)

ClassValue
1 = the largest in Belgium
2 = belongs to the next 3 largest in Belgium
3 = belongs to the next 6 largest in Belgium
Taxon Girth at 1.50m
(cm)
Height
(m)
Year Remarks
2 Abies firma 94 16 1991
1 Abies sachalinensis 113 18 1991
2 Acer davidii 37 5 1987
2 Acer griseum 42 5 1987
2 Acer negundo "Auratum" 33 6 1987
1 Acer negundo "Variegatum" 265 16 1987 girth at 0.20 m
1 Alnus glutinosa "Laciniata" 412 20 1987 girth in 1936: 357 cm
3 Acer palmatum 129 5 1987

girth at base; 3

3 Acer saccharum 128 14 1987
1 Amelanchier lamarckii 80 6 1987
1 × Amelasorbus jackii 98 7 1987 girth at 0.20 m
2 Aralia spinosa 31 8 1987
1 Betula medwediewii 70 9 1987
2 Carpinus caroliniana 80 6 1987
3 Cedrus deodara 183 17 1987
2 Cercidiphyllum japonicum 182 18 1987 girth at 0.40 m
1 Chamaecyparis pisifera "Plumosa" 287 21 1987 girth at 0.30 m
1 Chionanthus virginicus 60 5 1987
1 Crataegus laevigata "Paul's Scarlet" 134 14 1987
1 Crataegus laevigata "Rubra Plena" 106 9 1987
2 Cunninghamia lanceolata 73 11 1987
2 Diospyros lotus 134 13 1987
1 Diospyros virginiana 172 10 1987 girth at 0.20 m
1 Elaeagnus angustifolia 62 9 1987
1 Fraxinus excelsior "Diversifolia" 405 26 1990

girth in 1987: 390 cm

1 Gleditsia sinensis 142 12 1987
2 Halesia carolina 138 11 1987 girth at 1.10 m
1 Ilex × altaclarensis 165 16 1987 girth at 0.20 m
2 Juglans × intermedia 433 34 1987
2 Juglans mandshurica 150 26 1987
2 Larix × eurolepis 150 25 1987
2 Larix gmelinii 139 27 1987
2 Larix laricina 135 - 1987
1 Larix sibirica 150 15 1987
3

Mespilus germanica

122 5 1987 girth at 0.50 m, 3
2 Metasequoia glyptostroboides 187 21 1987
1 Osmanthus heterophyllus 65 6 1987
2 Parrotia persica 149 9 1987
3 Phellodendron amurense 168 11 1987
1 Phellodendron lavallei 177 16 1987
1 Picea pungens "Argentea" 115 13 1987
1 Picea pungens "Koster" 120 21 1987
3 Pinus parviflora "Glauca" 71 8 1987
2 Pinus pinaster 161 17 1987
3 Pinus ponderosa 119 20 1987
3 Pinus wallichiana 194 23 1987
1 Prunus cocomilia 70 7 1987
2 Pyrus salicifolia "Pendula" 101 7 1987
2 Quercus alba 94 12 1987
2 Quercus bicolor 227 26 1987
3 Sequoia sempervirens 172 15 1987
1 Taxodium ascendens "Nutans" 198 24 1987
1 Taxodium distichum "Microphyllum" 278 16 1987
2 Tetradium hupehensis 113 8 1987
3 Tilia platyphyllos 688 30 1987 girth at base
3 Tilia platyphyllos "Vitifolia" 284 30 1987
1 Ulmus glabra "Cornuta" 340 35 1987
2 Ulmus laevis 353 32 1991