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Tree Information x

Identifier: OR/1231
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Cadwallader, B.G.
Registration Category: Historic tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:
A fine old tree taking pride of place near the entrance to the main administration block of Otago Boys High School. The plaque at the base records 'Coronation Tree Planted By Prefects 12 May 1937' (Cadwallader, 2013)

Single Tree Details

Genus: Fagus
Species: sylvatica 'Purpurea'
Common names: copper beech, purple beech
Given Name: Coronation Tree
Height: 16.20m
Height measurement method: Laser Nikon Forestry 550
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 309 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: (none)
Diameter: 98.4 cm
Crown Spread A: 24.00m
Crown Spread B: 24.00m
Avg. Crown Spread: 24.00m
Actual Planting Date: May 1937
Approx. Planting Date:
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: 87 years
Tree Health Description: In good health
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: Typical open grown form
Champion Tree Score: 194
Local Protection Status: Unknown
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
08 Sep 2014 Cadwallader, B.G.


Lat/Long: -45.87106835070723 / 170.495900844246
Location Name: Otago Boys High School
Address: 2 Arthur Street
City/Town: Dunedin
Region: Otago
Location Description: To the east of the main administration block entrance
Public Accessibility: School/University
Local Authority: Dunedin City Council


Preview Credit Date
Brad Cadwallader 02 Nov 2013
Brad Cadwallader 02 Nov 2013
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