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Tree Information x

Identifier: OR/1298
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Lewis, M.
Registration Category: Notable tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:
One of three trees at this location situated on the top side of a steep bank. The exposed root system is well worth a look (Lewis, M. 2015)

Single Tree Details

Genus: Sequoiadendron
Species: giganteum
Common names: giant sequoia, giant redwood, Sierra redwood, Wellingtonia
Height: 35.80m
Height measurement method: Laser Nikon Forestry 550
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 730 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: Hard to measure accurately due to size and dropoff on one side
Diameter: 232.4 cm
Crown Spread A: 15.50m
Crown Spread B: 14.30m
Avg. Crown Spread: 14.90m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date:
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: not known years
Tree Health Description: Tree appears in good health
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: Extremely exposed root system on north side, otherwise healthy
Champion Tree Score: 417
Local Protection Status: No
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
01 May 2015 Lewis, M.


Lat/Long: -45.85679985547771 / 170.52037981680337
Location Name: Dunedin Botanic Gardens
Address: Opoho Road
Suburb: North Dunedin
City/Town: Dunedin
Region: Otago
Location Description: Located on main path through gardens, up hill towards aviary
Public Accessibility: Botanic Garden
Local Authority: Dunedin City Council


Preview Credit Date
Matthew Lewis 01 May 2015
Matthew Lewis 01 May 2015
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