Utah Division of
Forestry, Fire & State Lands

Utah Department of Natural Resources

Engelmann Spruce - Mapleton

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Common Name Engelmann Spruce
Species Picea engelmanii
Address Corner of Maple and Main, Mapleton
City Mapleton
Year Planted 1895
Height 80 Feet
Spread 38 Feet
Circumference 84 Inches
DBH Diameter at Breast Height (DBH) is the standard forestry measurement of the tree's trunk diameter at 4.5 ft from the base. 26 Inches
Name of Nominator Orpha Dee Johnson
Date Rated 1986-03-13
Ownership Private: Barbra Murray
Story In about 1890 ,this remarkable Engelmann Spruce was planted by Aaron Johnson Jr. who was noted for his theatrical producations and traveling Thespians. It was likely brought to the yard from the nearby mountains. Tree is about 85 feet tall and 9 feet circumference.
Author Orpha Dee Johnson