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Tree Information x

Identifier: TR/0132
Historical Reg No: 093
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Fuller, G.
Registration Category: Notable tree – National interest
General Notes:

'A multi-stemmed Palm of dense lower growth but having luxuriant foliage'. Burstall 1973. Reference. Burstall SW. FM. Report no.19. 1973; p.24.

'This could be a Newton King planting c.1920'. Smith, C.

Single Tree Details

Genus: Phoenix
Species: reclinata
Common names: Senegal date palm,
Height: 12.50m
Height measurement method: Clinometer - SUUNTO
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 731 cm
Girth measurement height: 0 m
Girth Comments: (none)
Diameter: 232.7 cm
Crown Spread A: 8.50m
Crown Spread B: 8.50m
Avg. Crown Spread: 8.50m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date: c.1920
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: 104 years
Tree Health Description: Very healthy
Tree Form Type: Multi-trunk
Number of Trunks: 20
Tree Form Comments: (none)
Champion Tree Score: 0
Local Protection Status: Yes
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
04 Jul 2001 Smith, C.T.A & Fuller, G.
01 Jan 1984 Fuller, G.


Lat/Long: -39.070308329692736 / 174.0825855731964
Location Name: Brooklands Park
Address: Brooklands Park Drive
Suburb: Brooklands
City/Town: New Plymouth
Region: Taranaki
Location Description: Outside the south-east corner of the Brooklands zoo on the edge of the lawn area and a short distance from NZ's largest radiata pine.
Public Accessibility: Local Council Park
Local Authority: New Plymouth District Council


Preview Credit Date
Matt Smillie 29 Dec 2010
Matt Smillie 29 Dec 2010
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