The NZNTT is actively seeking updated information for all trees in the register. If you have information about this tree that we don't currently have recorded, or wish to advise of an inaccuracy please use our information submission form to help us build a complete profile of this tree.

Tree Information x

Identifier: OR/1391
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Cadwallader, B.G.
Registration Category: Historic tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:
Taking centre stage on the lawn in front of the castle this tree is likely planted by the Hon. Robert Campbell when he owned the property. See historical notes on record OR/0776.

Single Tree Details

Genus: Sequoiadendron
Species: giganteum
Common names: giant sequoia, giant redwood, Sierra redwood, Wellingtonia
Height: 43.80m
Height measurement method: Laser Nikon Forestry 550
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 872 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: Taken mid-slope
Diameter: 277.6 cm
Crown Spread A: 16.00m
Crown Spread B: 19.50m
Avg. Crown Spread: 17.75m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date: c1865
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: 159 years
Tree Health Description: In very godod health
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: Very good conical form. Just beginning to form secondary tops on lower branches
Champion Tree Score: 502
Local Protection Status: No
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
28 Dec 2015 Cadwallader, B.G.


Lat/Long: -44.85216181441054 / 170.53226558609163
Location Name: Campbell Park Estate
Address: Special School Road
City/Town: Otekaieke
Region: Otago
Location Description: Immediately in front of the castle
Public Accessibility: Private-Garden
Local Authority: Waitaki District Council


Preview Credit Date
Brad Cadwallader 28 Dec 2015
Brad Cadwallader 28 Dec 2015
Copyright © New Zealand Notable Trees Trust 2009. The NZNTT register is provided and supported by Turboweb.