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Tree Information x

Identifier: AOTA/1144
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Maloney, A.D.
Registration Category: Notable tree – International interest
General Notes:

Located a short distance north from Mahoe hut, high on a spur on the southern end of the island is probably the largest fivefinger tree on the island, possibly in New Zealand. This hoary old tree must be well over a century old (Maloney, A.D., 2013).

Single Tree Details

Genus: Pseudopanax
Species: kermadecensis
Common names: Kermadec five finger,
Height: 9.00m
Height measurement method: Estimated
Height Comments: Estimated from photo using person standing at base of tree.
Girth: 470 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: Measured with diameter tape
Diameter: 149.6 cm
Crown Spread A: 17.00m
Crown Spread B: 10.00m
Avg. Crown Spread: 13.50m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date:
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: not known years
Tree Health Description: Healthy, despite great age.
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: Wide spreading tree of no great height, but huge trunk for its species.
Champion Tree Score: 226
Local Protection Status: No
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
10 Jun 2013 Maloney, A.D.


Lat/Long: -29.27939921744216 / -177.93452739715576
Location Name: Mahoe Ridge
Address: Raoul Island
City/Town: Raoul Island
Region: Area Outside Territorial Authority
Location Description: Five minutes walk north from Mahoe hut along the main ridge track.
Public Accessibility: Offshore Island
Local Authority: Department of Conservation


Preview Credit Date
Andrew Maloney 10 Jun 2013
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