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Tree Information x

Identifier: CR/1269
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Smith, J.E.
Registration Category: Notable tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:
A substantial redwood located in the first garden laid out in Governors Bay.(Smith, J.E 2015)

Single Tree Details

Genus: Sequoiadendron
Species: giganteum
Common names: giant sequoia, giant redwood, Sierra redwood, Wellingtonia
Height: 30.70m
Height measurement method: Nikon Forestry Pro
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 770 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: Taken from top of litter on courtyard side.
Diameter: 245.1 cm
Crown Spread A: 17.00m
Crown Spread B: 15.50m
Avg. Crown Spread: 16.25m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date:
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: not known years
Tree Health Description: A good healthy tree.
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: Excellent form and has self pruned the lower canopy.
Champion Tree Score: 417
Local Protection Status: No
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
16 Feb 2015 Smith, J.E. & Cadwallader, B.G.


Lat/Long: -43.62059297380559 / 172.65245568852993
Location Name: Waitahuna
Address: Main Road
Suburb: Governors Bay
City/Town: Lyttelton
Region: Canterbury
Location Description: Located off the north east corner of the cottage. No public access.
Public Accessibility: Private-Garden
Local Authority: Christchurch City Council


Preview Credit Date
Johno Smith 16 Feb 2015
Johno Smith 16 Feb 2015
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