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Tree Information x

Identifier: CR/1265
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: May, M.J.
Registration Category: Notable tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:
A large prominent tree located on an old established property beside the Heathcote River (May, M, 2015).

Single Tree Details

Genus: Sequoiadendron
Species: giganteum
Common names: giant sequoia, giant redwood, Sierra redwood, Wellingtonia
Height: 38.30m
Height measurement method: Climb & Tape Drop
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 250 cm
Girth measurement height: 1 m
Girth Comments: (none)
Diameter: 79.6 cm
Crown Spread A: 11.00m
Crown Spread B: 13.00m
Avg. Crown Spread: 12.00m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date:
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: not known years
Tree Health Description: Seems very healthy with lots of accumulated deadwood in the tree. Top 20cm of tree is actually deadwood
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: Typical of the species with a slight lean from prevailing wind.
Champion Tree Score: 234
Local Protection Status: Yes
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
15 Feb 2015 May, M.J.


Lat/Long: -43.56076037405638 / 172.6657651331352
Location Name: 'Aynsley'
Address: 79 Aynsley tce
Suburb: St Martins
City/Town: Christchurch
Region: Canterbury
Location Description: On private property but can be seen from roadside.
Public Accessibility: Private-Garden
Local Authority: Christchurch City Council


Preview Credit Date
Matt May 17 Feb 2015
Matt May 17 Feb 2015
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