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Tree Information x

Identifier: CR/1273
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Smith, J.E.
Registration Category: Notable tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:
The largest of two giant redwood trees found on this old homestead estate called 'Ellerslie' (Smith, J.E. 2015).

Single Tree Details

Genus: Sequoiadendron
Species: giganteum
Common names: giant sequoia, giant redwood, Sierra redwood, Wellingtonia
Height: 30.00m
Height measurement method: Nikon Forestry Pro
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 675 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: (none)
Diameter: 214.9 cm
Crown Spread A: 20.40m
Crown Spread B: 16.80m
Avg. Crown Spread: 18.60m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date:
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: not known years
Tree Health Description: Very Healthy
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: (none)
Champion Tree Score: 379
Local Protection Status: No
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
16 Feb 2015 Smith, J.E. & Hammer, J.R.


Lat/Long: -43.622282242434856 / 172.6507229815063
Location Name: Ellerslie
Address: 55 Main Rd
Suburb: Governors Bay
City/Town: Lyttelton
Region: Canterbury
Location Description: North Eastern side of the property. (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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