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Tree Information x

Identifier: CR/1418
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Cadwallader, B.G.
Registration Category: Notable tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:
A very prominent tree behind Ashburton Borough School. The School was opened in 1872 and was for some time the only public school in the Ashburton County (Cadwallader, B. 2017).

Single Tree Details

Genus: Sequoiadendron
Species: giganteum
Common names: giant sequoia, giant redwood, Sierra redwood, Wellingtonia
Height: 28.20m
Height measurement method: Laser Nikon Forestry 550
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 728 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: (none)
Diameter: 231.7 cm
Crown Spread A: 19.00m
Crown Spread B: 18.00m
Avg. Crown Spread: 18.50m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date:
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: not known years
Tree Health Description: In very good health
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: (none)
Champion Tree Score: 394
Local Protection Status: No
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
09 Jun 2017 Cadwallader, B.G.


Lat/Long: -43.90188022396071 / 171.74290689140162
Location Name: Ashburton Borough School
Address: Cnr Winter and Short Streets
City/Town: Ashburton
Region: Canterbury
Location Description: Immediately beside the footpath.
Public Accessibility: School/University
Local Authority: Ashburton District Council


Preview Credit Date
Brad Cadwallader 09 Jun 2017
Brad Cadwallader 09 Jun 2017
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