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Tree Information x

Identifier: WTR/0150
Historical Reg No: 112a
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Mole, R.H.
Registration Category: Notable tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:

'This tree is of considerable age and in good condition. Rather rare in the Wellington area' (Mole 1985).
Reference. Burstall SW. FM. Report no.20. 1974; p.42. Burstall, S.W. & Sale E.V. 'Great Trees of New Zealand' 1984; p.259.
This tree has declined in health. Watson 1993.

Single Tree Details

Genus: Abies
Species: alba
Common names: silver fir, European silver fir
Height: 25.90m
Height measurement method: Laser Nikon Forestry 550
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 304 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: taken mid-slope
Diameter: 96.8 cm
Crown Spread A: 10.80m
Crown Spread B: 11.00m
Avg. Crown Spread: 10.90m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date: circa 1870
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: 154 years
Tree Health Description: Looking a little poorly but some good growth since last measured, BGC 2010
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: Multiple tops
Champion Tree Score: 214
Local Protection Status: Yes
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
15 Jul 2010 Cadwallader, BG & Jones, J.
01 Jan 1985 Mole RH


Lat/Long: -41.28386951058646 / 174.76795434951782
Location Name: Wellington Botanic Gardens
Address: Glenmore Street
Suburb: Kelburn
City/Town: Wellington
Region: Wellington
Location Description: On the side of the road access to the rear of the Tree House
Public Accessibility: Local Council Park
Local Authority: Wellington City Council


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