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Tree Information x

Identifier: CR/1276
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Smith, J.E.
Registration Category: Notable tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:
This second and smaller of two giant redwood found on this old homestead estate called 'Ellerslie'. This tree looks to have had its head damaged or as been reduced in the past but is still in great shape and health for a tree of its age and size (Smith, J.E. 2015)

Single Tree Details

Genus: Sequoiadendron
Species: giganteum
Common names: giant sequoia, giant redwood, Sierra redwood, Wellingtonia
Height: 25.10m
Height measurement method: Nikon Forestry Pro
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 595 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: (none)
Diameter: 189.4 cm
Crown Spread A: 17.80m
Crown Spread B: 21.00m
Avg. Crown Spread: 19.40m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date:
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: not known years
Tree Health Description: Good Health
Heavy low limbs
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: Damaged head in past
Champion Tree Score: 333
Local Protection Status: No
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


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


Lat/Long: -43.62257931580346 / 172.65087586742015
Location Name: Ellerslie
Address: 55 Main Rd
Suburb: Governors Bay
City/Town: Lyttelton
Region: Canterbury
Location Description: Located at end of drive behind the garage. No public access
Public Accessibility: Private-Garden
Local Authority: Christchurch City Council


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