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Tree Information x

Identifier: CR/1560
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Mason, E. G.
Registration Category: Notable tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:
A good giant sequoia, or "Wellingtonia" as the English refer to it from its original genus name, on the Ilam campus of the University of Canterbury (Mason, E. G., 2010).

Single Tree Details

Genus: Sequoiadendron
Species: giganteum
Common names: giant sequoia, giant redwood, Sierra redwood, Wellingtonia
Height: 37.70m
Height measurement method: Haglöf Vertex
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 815.5 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: (none)
Diameter: 259.6 cm
Crown Spread A: 21.20m
Crown Spread B: 15.60m
Avg. Crown Spread: 18.40m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date:
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: not known years
Tree Health Description: Very healthy
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: Well formed trunk. Plenty of taper. Lowest live branch is at 8.0 m.
Champion Tree Score: 460
Local Protection Status: No
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
20 Sep 2019 Mason, E. G.


Lat/Long: -43.52625623233246 / 172.58610982209018
Location Name: University of Canterbury
Address: University Drive
Suburb: Ilam
City/Town: Christchurch
Region: Canterbury
Location Description: Just South of the Clyde Rd car park.
Public Accessibility: School/University
Local Authority: Christchurch City Council


Preview Credit Date
Euan Gordon Mason 20 Sep 2019
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