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Tree Information x

Identifier: MWR/1153
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Judd, D.A.
Registration Category: Notable tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:

This northern rata tree was easily missed until the recent removal of a mature tree from in front of it. It is now a dominant tree upon the landscape (Judd, D.A. 2013).

Single Tree Details

Genus: Metrosideros
Species: robusta
Common names: northern rata,
Given Name: Northern Rata
Height: 14.20m
Height measurement method: Laser Nikon Forestry 550
Height Comments: Height taken from car park.
Girth: 550 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: Three main trunks were included in the measurement
Diameter: 175.1 cm
Crown Spread A: 14.00m
Crown Spread B: 17.00m
Avg. Crown Spread: 15.50m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date: circa 1930
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: 94 years
Tree Health Description: Good health
Tree Form Type: Multi-trunk
Number of Trunks: 3
Tree Form Comments: Typical open grown specimen.
Champion Tree Score: 0
Local Protection Status: No
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 156


Date Observer Action
30 Sep 2013 Judd, D.A.


Lat/Long: -40.370735239198694 / 175.62304258346558
Location Name: Colonial Court Motel
Address: 305 - 307 Fitzherbert Avenue.
Suburb: Hokowhitu
City/Town: Palmerston North
Region: Manawatu
Location Description: Located at the western side of the property behind the administration building
Public Accessibility: Private-Garden
Local Authority: Palmerston North City Council


Preview Credit Date
Darryl Judd 30 Sep 2013
Darryl Judd 30 Sep 2013
Darryl Judd 30 Sep 2013
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