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Tree Information x

Identifier: NNR/1222
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Cadwallader, B.G.
Registration Category: Notable tree – International interest
General Notes:

A particularly large and rare tree for this species in New Zealand. Other Cupressus along this side of the park are C. lusitanica (Cadwallader, 2014)
Herbarium voucher ref: CHR 610053 Allan Herbarium, Landcare Research, Lincoln.

Single Tree Details

Genus: Cupressus
Species: goveniana
Common names: Californian cypress, Gowan cypress
Height: 15.60m
Height measurement method: Laser Nikon Forestry 550
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 279 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: (none)
Diameter: 88.8 cm
Crown Spread A: 13.00m
Crown Spread B: 12.00m
Avg. Crown Spread: 12.50m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date:
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: not known years
Tree Health Description: In good health
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: A very open tree with some storm damage. Some canopy management would be good.
Champion Tree Score: 171
Local Protection Status: Yes
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
15 Jun 2014 Cadwallader, B.G.


Lat/Long: -41.28111399250185 / 173.272122145975
Location Name: Victory Square
Address: Vanguard Street
Suburb: Victory Square
City/Town: Nelson
Region: Nelson
Location Description: Immediately beside the small play area on the Vanguard Street frontage
Public Accessibility: Local Council Park
Local Authority: Nelson City Council


Preview Credit Date
Brad Cadwallader 05 Oct 2010
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