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The focal point of the grounds at Red Hill is the largest and oldest Osage Orange Tree in America. It has a span of ninety feet and stands fifty-four feet high.

Estimated to be 350 to 400 years old, the tree is listed in the American Forestry Hall of Fame, is a Virginia State Champion, and is a National Champion.

Named after the Osage Indians who used the wood for bows, the Osage Orange produces large, green inedible fruit, commonly called "mock oranges" or hedge apples."