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Tree Information x

Identifier: CR/1003
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Cadwallader, B.G.
Registration Category: Historic tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:

The Plaque at the base reads: Planted Nov. 12th 1952 By H.J. Brunner Esq. President Rotary International.

Single Tree Details

Genus: Metasequoia
Species: glyptostroboides
Common names: dawn redwood, shui-shan, water fir
Height: 18.00m
Height measurement method: Clinometer - SUUNTO
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 338 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.3 m
Girth Comments: Measurements taken at IUFRO standard 1.3m for the national survey.
Diameter: 107.6 cm
Crown Spread A: 13.00m
Crown Spread B: 13.00m
Avg. Crown Spread: 13.00m
Actual Planting Date: Nov 1952
Approx. Planting Date:
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: 72 years
Tree Health Description: In very good health (June 2008).
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: (none)
Champion Tree Score: 203
Local Protection Status: Unknown
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
10 Jun 2008 Steinegg, D.


Lat/Long: -43.52927570085083 / 172.6191347837448
Location Name: Christchurch Botanic Gardens
Address: Hagley Park
City/Town: Christchurch
Region: Canterbury
Location Description: A short distance from the children's playground.
Public Accessibility: Botanic Garden
Local Authority: Christchurch City Council


Preview Credit Date
Dieter Steinegg 10 Jun 2008
Dieter Steinegg 10 Jun 2008
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