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Tree Information x

Identifier: AR/1568
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Barton, S. G.
Registration Category: Notable tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:
A good specimen of cliff date palm identified by Mike Wilcox. This palm is well represented in the Auckland area but is not as common as Canary Island date palm. See historical notes for The Pines Apartments on tree record AR/G1534 (Barton, S.G., 2019).

Single Tree Details

Genus: Phoenix
Species: rupicola
Common names: cliff date palm,
Height: 9.40m
Height measurement method: Laser Nikon Forestry 550
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 1.5 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: (none)
Diameter: 0.5 cm
Crown Spread A: 7.40m
Crown Spread B: 7.40m
Avg. Crown Spread: 7.40m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date: 123
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: not known years
Tree Health Description: Good
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: Good form. Kawakawa and Port Jackson fig growing in some old leaf base attachments
Champion Tree Score: 38
Local Protection Status: No
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
28 Aug 2019 Barton, S. G.


Lat/Long: -36.87842431869531 / 174.768264535968
Location Name:
Address: 75 Owens Road
Suburb: Epsom
City/Town: Auckland
Region: Auckland
Location Description: Growing in a triangle shaped area between the entry and exit driveways.
Public Accessibility: Private-Garden
Local Authority: Auckland Council


Preview Credit Date
Stuart Barton 28 Aug 2019
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