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Tree Information x

Identifier: HBR/P0121
Historical Reg No: 084e
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Looij TJ
Registration Category: Not Categorised
General Notes:


See notes for Registration no.84a. 'This Canary Island pine is a very big and healthy tree. I hope the people, who rent the paddock behind the house leave the tree alone'. Looij 1984. 'The best Canary Island pine in New Zealand for combined size and form is at Karamu, Hastings the former home of Mrs. C. Weir, whose grandfather the Hon. JD. Ormond established a station there about 1870. The tree was planted about 1880 and is well sited near the homestead, where it shows its interesting branches and drooping branchlets to great effect'. Burstall 1974. Reference. Burstall SW. FM. Report no.18. 1974; p.60. Burstall SW & Sale EV. 'Great Trees of New Zealand' 1984; pp.132-133.

Single Tree Details

Genus: Pinus
Species: canariensis
Common names: Canary Island pine,
Height: 40.00m
Height measurement method: Estimated
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 440 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: (none)
Diameter: 140.1 cm
Crown Spread A: 17.50m
Crown Spread B: 17.50m
Avg. Crown Spread: 17.50m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date: circa 1880
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: 141 years
Tree Health Description: (none)
Tree Form Type: unknown
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: (none)
Champion Tree Score: 319
Local Protection Status: Unknown
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score:


Date Observer Action
01 Jan 1984 Looij TJ


Lat/Long: -39.6092420 / 176.8268300
Location Name: 'Karamu'
Address: Ormond Road
Suburb: [not specified]
City/Town: Hastings
Region: Hawke's Bay
Location Description: Not specified
Public Accessibility: (not specified)
Local Authority: (not specified)


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