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Tree Information x

Identifier: WGR/1005
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Cadwallader, B.G.
Registration Category: Notable tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:

The largest of at least three dawn redwood trees at Virginia Lake. This tree is situated on flat ground and is just above lake level, therefore the ground is probably wet all year round (Ogle, C. 2009).

Single Tree Details

Genus: Metasequoia
Species: glyptostroboides
Common names: dawn redwood, shui-shan, water fir
Height: 21.60m
Height measurement method: Clinometer - SUUNTO
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 290.9 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: (none)
Diameter: 92.6 cm
Crown Spread A: 11.00m
Crown Spread B: 11.00m
Avg. Crown Spread: 11.00m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date:
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: not known years
Tree Health Description: In very good health, some wounding to surface roots by mowing equipment (Dec 2009).
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: (none)
Champion Tree Score: 194
Local Protection Status: No
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
07 Sep 2008 Ogle,C., Frost, P.G., Stevenson, B.


Lat/Long: -39.91148912107765 / 175.03443717956543
Location Name: Virginia Lake
Address: 110 Great North Road
City/Town: Wanganui
Region: Wanganui
Location Description: Located at the top end of Virginia Lake on a ‘peninsula’ between the stone bridge and nearby wooden bridge.
Public Accessibility: Local Council Park
Local Authority: Wanganui District Council


Preview Credit Date
Brad Cadwallader 29 Dec 2009
E. Williams 07 Sep 2008
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