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Tree Information x

Identifier: AR/1006
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Cadwallader, B.G.
Registration Category: Notable tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:

'Eastwoodhill' records document that W.D. Cook gifted dawn redwood trees to Tupare, Pukeiti and the former Auckland Botanic Gardens at Auckland Domain (see record GR/0707). It is unknown if this is the actual tree that Cook gifted but it is the largest one in the Domain (Cadwallader 2009).

Single Tree Details

Genus: Metasequoia
Species: glyptostroboides
Common names: dawn redwood, shui-shan, water fir
Height: 19.60m
Height measurement method: Laser Nikon Forestry 550
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 301 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.3 m
Girth Comments: Measurements taken at IUFRO standard 1.3m for the national survey
Diameter: 95.8 cm
Crown Spread A: 16.00m
Crown Spread B: 16.00m
Avg. Crown Spread: 16.00m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date:
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: not known years
Tree Health Description: The tree is in good health (2009).
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: (none)
Champion Tree Score: 196
Local Protection Status: No
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
12 Jun 2009 Cook, S.


Lat/Long: -36.85733854500029 / 174.77429509162903
Location Name: The Domain
Address: 40 Park Ave
Suburb: Grafton
City/Town: Auckland
Region: Auckland
Location Description: The tree is below the reflection pond & Valkyrie, bordering Lovers Lane.
Public Accessibility: Local Council Park
Local Authority: Auckland Council


Preview Credit Date
Brad Cadwallader 01 Feb 2013
Brad Cadwallader 01 Feb 2013
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