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Tree Information x

Identifier: CR/1478
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Cadwallader, B.G.
Registration Category: Notable tree – National interest
General Notes:
This tree is known to have been cultivated in Devon in 1855 and then planted here at the J.B.A. Acland Mt. Peel Station in 1859 (Cadwallader, B. 2015).

Single Tree Details

Genus: Araucaria
Species: araucana
Common names: Chilean pine, monkey-puzzle
Height: 19.20m
Height measurement method: Laser Nikon Forestry 550
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 382 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: Measurement taken over some ivy on the stem
Diameter: 121.6 cm
Crown Spread A: 13.50m
Crown Spread B: 13.00m
Avg. Crown Spread: 13.25m
Actual Planting Date: 1859
Approx. Planting Date:
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: 165 years
Tree Health Description: In vey good health
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: (none)
Champion Tree Score: 224
Local Protection Status: No
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
04 May 2015 Cadwallader, B.G.


Lat/Long: -43.83814739977058 / 171.24748234194652
Location Name:
Address: Rangitata Gorge Road
City/Town: Mt Peel
Region: Canterbury
Location Description: Just to the south of the house
Public Accessibility: Rural-Residential
Local Authority: Timaru District Council


Preview Credit Date
Brad Cadwallader 04 May 2015
Brad Cadwallader 04 May 2015
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