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Tree Information x

Identifier: AR/1095
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Cadwallader, B.G.
Registration Category: Notable tree – National interest
General Notes:
A fine specimen located in central Auckland. The tree is by far the largest recorded tree of this species in New Zealand (Cadwallader, B.G. 2013)
Read about the history of Myers Park on Wikipedia.

Single Tree Details

Genus: Taxodium
Species: distichum
Common names: bald cypress, pond cypress, swamp cypress
Height: 32.40m
Height measurement method: Laser Nikon Forestry 550
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 502 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: (none)
Diameter: 159.8 cm
Crown Spread A: 19.00m
Crown Spread B: 17.00m
Avg. Crown Spread: 18.00m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date: c1915
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: 103 years
Tree Health Description: In Excellent health
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: A double stem arises at 4m.
Champion Tree Score: 319
Local Protection Status: No
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0

Observations

Date Observer Action
01 Feb 2013 Cadwallader, B.G.

Location

Lat/Long: -36.85491768339139 / 174.76108253002167
Location Name: Myers Park
Address: Greys Avenue
Suburb:
City/Town: Auckland
Region: Auckland
Location Description: A short distance from the Greys Ave entrance located on the west side of the park boundary
Public Accessibility: Local Council Park
Local Authority: Auckland Council

Images

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