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Tree Information x

Identifier: CR/1121
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: NZNTT
Registration Category: Notable tree – National interest
General Notes:

Christchurch Botanic Gardens gets New Zealand's first Wollemi pine. The tree was planted as part of the 150th year anniversary celebrations of the gardens (NZNTT Dec 2013)

Ref: The Press, 31 Jan 2013 Chch gets NZ's first dinosaur plant

Single Tree Details

Genus: Wollemia
Species: nobilis
Common names: Wollemi pine,
Height: 0.80m
Height measurement method: Tape Drop
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 7.8 cm
Girth measurement height: 0.1 m
Girth Comments: (none)
Diameter: 2.5 cm
Crown Spread A: 0.40m
Crown Spread B: 0.40m
Avg. Crown Spread: 0.40m
Actual Planting Date: Jan 2013
Approx. Planting Date:
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: 11 years
Tree Health Description: In good health
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: Perhaps planted a little too deep.
Champion Tree Score: 6
Local Protection Status: No
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
31 Jan 2013 NZNTT


Lat/Long: -43.527929007362836 / 172.61894837025602
Location Name: Christchurch Botanic Garden
Address: Rolleston Avenue
City/Town: Christchurch
Region: Canterbury
Location Description: A short distance west of the main children's playground
Public Accessibility: Botanic Garden
Local Authority: Christchurch City Council


Preview Credit Date
John Kirk-Anderson/Fairfax NZ 31 Jan 2013
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