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Tree Information x

Identifier: AR/1535
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: RNZIH - Auckland Branch
Registration Category: Notable tree – National interest
General Notes:
A very large specimen recorded as being planted by George Owen in 1865. See the history of The Pines Apartments on record AR/G1534.
Burstall SW & Sale EV (1984). Great Trees of New Zealand. AH & AW Reed. Wellington. pg.244

Single Tree Details

Genus: Syncarpia
Species: glomulifera
Common names: turpentine tree,
Height: 19.80m
Height measurement method: Laser Nikon Forestry 550
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 425 cm
Girth measurement height: 1 m
Girth Comments: (none)
Diameter: 135.3 cm
Crown Spread A: 17.00m
Crown Spread B: 20.50m
Avg. Crown Spread: 18.75m
Actual Planting Date: 1865
Approx. Planting Date:
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: 159 years
Tree Health Description: In good health
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: Branching into many stems at 3 m
Champion Tree Score: 248
Local Protection Status: Yes
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
22 Jun 2019 Cadwallader, B.G. & Cliffin. P.


Lat/Long: -36.87839428130174 / 174.76964587361067
Location Name: The Pines
Address: 75 Owens Road
Suburb: Epsom
City/Town: Auckland
Region: Auckland
Location Description: On the left as you enter the lower gate.
Public Accessibility: Private-Garden
Local Authority: Auckland Council


Preview Credit Date
Brad Cadwallader 22 Jun 2019
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