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Tree Information x

Identifier: AR/1572
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Barker, K. P.
Registration Category: Notable tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:
A large tree with a beautiful open form. This tree has a branch that starts to leave the trunk at about 1.5 m. Girth was measured at 5.75 m at 1.4 m and 5.50 m at 1.0 m. (Barker, K. P., 2019)

Single Tree Details

Genus: Vitex
Species: lucens
Common names: puriri,
Height: 13.00m
Height measurement method: Nikon Forestry Pro
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 550 cm
Girth measurement height: 1 m
Girth Comments: 5.75 m at 1.4 m, 5.50 m at 1.0 m. A large branch starts to leave trunk at about 1.5 m which makes girth larger at 1.4 m. Hence 1.0 m girth measurement.
Diameter: 175.1 cm
Crown Spread A: 24.00m
Crown Spread B: 26.20m
Avg. Crown Spread: 25.10m
Actual Planting Date: Not Known
Approx. Planting Date: Not known, another old tree is behind it.
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: not known years
Tree Health Description: Very healthy. A lot of flowers.
Tree Form Type: Fusion
Number of Trunks: 2
Tree Form Comments: Beautiful shape. Massive trunk that spreads into a well formed tree.
Champion Tree Score: 0
Local Protection Status: Yes
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
12 Oct 2019 Barker, K. P. & Brochner O.H.L.


Lat/Long: -36.887555068716644 / 174.76899444047547
Location Name: Melville Park
Address: St Andrews Road
Suburb: Epsom
City/Town: Auckland
Region: Auckland
Location Description: Melville Park is an Auckland Council cricket and football field.
Public Accessibility: Local Council Park
Local Authority: Auckland Council


Preview Credit Date
Kevin Barker 12 Oct 2019
Olga Brochner 12 Oct 2019
Kevin Barker 12 Oct 2019
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