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Tree Information x

Identifier: CR/1226
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Cadwallader, B. & Green, R.
Registration Category: Notable tree – National interest
General Notes:

A very big tree for New Zealand located on the northern side of Archery lawn. Storms have taken a toll in the mid and upper canopy (Cadwallader, 2013).

Single Tree Details

Genus: Tsuga
Species: heterophylla
Common names: western hemlock,
Height: 32.60m
Height measurement method: Laser Nikon Forestry 550
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 362.2 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: (none)
Diameter: 115.3 cm
Crown Spread A: 14.80m
Crown Spread B: 14.80m
Avg. Crown Spread: 14.80m
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: Branches remaining to ground level
Champion Tree Score: 262
Local Protection Status: No
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
28 Nov 2013 Cadwallader, B.G. & Green, R.A


Lat/Long: -43.530811406635586 / 172.62391318449215
Location Name:
Address: Rolleston Ave
City/Town: Christchurch
Region: Canterbury
Location Description: Situated between the 3rd and 4th Sequoiadendron trees at the edge of Archery Lawn.
Public Accessibility: Botanic Garden
Local Authority: Christchurch City Council


Preview Credit Date
Craig Taylor 31 Oct 2014
Craig Taylor 31 Oct 2014
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