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Tree Information x

Identifier: CR/1199
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Cadwallader, B.G.
Registration Category: Historic tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:

When Geraldine became a Borough in 1905, this oak was planted by Mrs Maslin, wife of Mayor W.S. Maslin, to celebrate the event (Cadwallader, 2014).

Single Tree Details

Genus: Quercus
Species: robur
Common names: English oak, common oak, oak
Given Name: The Borough Oak
Height: 22.20m
Height measurement method: Laser Nikon Forestry 550
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 385 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: (none)
Diameter: 122.5 cm
Crown Spread A: 30.00m
Crown Spread B: 29.00m
Avg. Crown Spread: 29.50m
Actual Planting Date: 1905
Approx. Planting Date:
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: 119 years
Tree Health Description: In good health
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: (none)
Champion Tree Score: 249
Local Protection Status: Unknown
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
22 Oct 2013 Cadwallader, B.G.


Lat/Long: -44.094162642175995 / 171.24261346654816
Location Name:
Address: Heslop Street
City/Town: Geraldine
Region: Canterbury
Location Description: Located near the Heslop St side of the park.
Public Accessibility: Local Council Park
Local Authority: Timaru District Council


Preview Credit Date
Brad Cadwallader 22 Oct 2013
Brad Cadwallader 22 Oct 2013
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