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Tree Information x

Identifier: CR/1278
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Hammer, J.R.
Registration Category: Historic tree – Local interest
General Notes:
The largest of several trees at the old Purau hotel site on the former track to Port Levy. See group listing CR/G1285 (Hammer, J.R. 2015).

Single Tree Details

Genus: Eucalyptus
Species: globulus subsp. globulus
Common names: Tasmanian blue gum, blue gum
Given Name: Blue gum
Height: 36.00m
Height measurement method: Laser Nikon Forestry 550
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 780 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: One side on steep stream bank
Diameter: 248.3 cm
Crown Spread A: 25.20m
Crown Spread B: 37.20m
Avg. Crown Spread: 31.20m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date: 160
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: not known years
Tree Health Description: Good
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: Flat shaped crown
Champion Tree Score: 451
Local Protection Status: No
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
19 Feb 2015 Hammer, J.R.


Lat/Long: -43.64746157881128 / 172.76482477468267
Location Name: Mania
Address: 99 Purau Port Levy Rd
Suburb: Purau
City/Town: Christchurch
Region: Canterbury
Location Description: Take the old track up the valley from about 63 Purau-Port Levy Rd
Public Accessibility: Farmland
Local Authority: Christchurch City Council


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