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Tree Information x

Identifier: BPR/1490
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Cadwallader, B.G.
Registration Category: Notable tree – National interest
General Notes:
A substantial tree for this species in New Zealand. The former National Champion was located at 353 Levers Road, Tauranga. The tree had a diameter of 73 cm, a height of 11.9 m and a spread of 15.2 m (Cadwallader, B., 2017).
Great Trees of New Zealand, S.W. Burstall & E.V. Sale, page 250.

Single Tree Details

Genus: Idesia
Species: polycarpa
Common names: wonder tree,
Height: 11.80m
Height measurement method: Laser Nikon Forestry 550
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 312 cm
Girth measurement height: 0.2 m
Girth Comments: Low branching
Diameter: 99.3 cm
Crown Spread A: 29.00m
Crown Spread B: 18.40m
Avg. Crown Spread: 23.70m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date:
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: not known years
Tree Health Description: In good health
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: (none)
Champion Tree Score: 181
Local Protection Status: Yes
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
14 Aug 2018 Cadwallader, B.G.


Lat/Long: -37.69252466390833 / 176.16430292142638
Location Name: Tauranga Primary School
Address: 31 Fifth Avenue
City/Town: Tauranga
Region: Bay of Plenty - Central Plateau
Location Description: Inside the boundary fence behind the main block
Public Accessibility: School/University
Local Authority: Tauranga City Council


Preview Credit Date
Brad Cadwallader 30 Oct 2017
Brad Cadwallader 30 Oct 2017
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