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Tree Information x

Identifier: TR/0144
Historical Reg No: 106
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Fuller, G.
Registration Category: Notable tree – National interest
General Notes:

'This tree has 7 major leaders. A remarkable tree dominating an old garden. (At one time it was considered) the largest of this species recorded in New Zealand. DBH of the largest of 7 major leaders 24 inches (61cm)'
Reference: Burstall S.W. Forest Mensuration Report No.19. 1973; p.19.

Single Tree Details

Genus: Phytolacca
Species: dioica
Common names: ombu, bella sombra tree
Height: 16.00m
Height measurement method: Abney Level
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 1020 cm
Girth measurement height: 0.6 m
Girth Comments: (none)
Diameter: 324.7 cm
Crown Spread A: 15.60m
Crown Spread B: 15.60m
Avg. Crown Spread: 15.60m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date:
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: not known years
Tree Health Description: (none)
Tree Form Type: Multi-trunk
Number of Trunks: 5
Tree Form Comments: (none)
Champion Tree Score: 0
Local Protection Status: Yes
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
23 Jan 2002 Smith, C.T.A & Fuller, G.
01 Jan 1984 Fuller G


Lat/Long: -39.05599666046505 / 174.08725261695895
Location Name: Brethren Church
Address: 48 Hobson Street
City/Town: New Plymouth
Region: Taranaki
Location Description: Not specified
Public Accessibility: Church-Cemetery
Local Authority: New Plymouth District Council


Preview Credit Date
Matt Smillie 29 Dec 2001
Matt Smillie 29 Dec 2001
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