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Tree Information x

Identifier: AR/1240
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: RNZIH - Auckland Branch
Registration Category: Notable tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:
A very large tree in Lucy Moore Memorial Park. The upper canopy looks to have been previously topped or damaged in a storm.
The park has been named to honour Lucy Moore (1906–1987) often referred to as ‘the mother of New Zealand botany’ (Cadwallader, 2014).
Local Matters 04 Oct 2013. The woman behind the naming of Lucy Moore Memorial Park

Single Tree Details

Genus: Liriodendron
Species: tulipifera
Common names: tulip tree,
Height: 22.40m
Height measurement method: Laser Nikon Forestry 550
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 474 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: (none)
Diameter: 150.9 cm
Crown Spread A: 23.00m
Crown Spread B: 27.00m
Avg. Crown Spread: 25.00m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date:
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: not known years
Tree Health Description: Appears in good health
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: The tree looks to have been topped at some stage.
Champion Tree Score: 281
Local Protection Status: Unknown
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
21 Oct 2014 Cadwallader, B.G.


Lat/Long: -36.39892754817272 / 174.6682494300552
Location Name: Lucy Moore Memorial Park
Address: Queen Street
City/Town: Warkworth
Region: Auckland
Location Description: At the the top of the hill near the centre of the park.
Public Accessibility: Local Council Park
Local Authority: Auckland Council


Preview Credit Date
Brad Cadwallader 21 Oct 2014
Brad Cadwallader 21 Oct 2014
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