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Tree Information x

Identifier: MR/1452
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Cadwallader, B.G.
Registration Category: Notable tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:
An excellent specimen prominently situated on the Picton foreshore (Cadwallader, B. 2017).

Local businesses have called the elm the ‘Money Tree’ for quite a long time apparently, because when it is in leaf, Picton is 'in the money' (pers. comm. Speedy, B. by email 2.10.21)

Single Tree Details

Genus: Ulmus
Species: glabra 'Horizontalis'
Common names: weeping Wych elm, weeping elm, horizontal elm
Given Name: Money Tree
Height: 7.40m
Height measurement method: Laser Nikon Forestry 550
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 264 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: (none)
Diameter: 84 cm
Crown Spread A: 14.00m
Crown Spread B: 14.00m
Avg. Crown Spread: 14.00m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date: c1930
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: 94 years
Tree Health Description: The canopy currently showing the effects of acid herbicide use on lawn.
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: Typical of the cultivar
Champion Tree Score: 140
Local Protection Status: No
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
19 Nov 2017 Cadwallader, B.G.


Lat/Long: -41.28870389195244 / 174.00770087315527
Location Name: Picton Foreshore Reserve
Address: London Quay
City/Town: Picton
Region: Marlborough
Location Description: At the eastern end of the reserve near the road.
Public Accessibility: Local Council Park
Local Authority: Marlborough District Council


Preview Credit Date
Brad Cadwallader 19 Nov 2017
Barbara Speedy family records. Elm in the background with Bill & Margaret Smith with family (date is approximate) 01 Feb 1834
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