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Tree Information x

Identifier: CR/1587
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Cadwallader, B.G.
Registration Category: Notable tree – National interest
General Notes:
Of the many fine trees within the grounds of Mount Peel Station this tree is likely to be the tallest. It is also the tallest recorded Ponderosa pine in New Zealand (Cadwallader, B.G., 2019).

Single Tree Details

Genus: Pinus
Species: ponderosa
Common names: ponderosa pine,
Height: 59.40m
Height measurement method: Laser Nikon Forestry 550
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 460 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: (none)
Diameter: 146.4 cm
Crown Spread A: 14.00m
Crown Spread B: 14.00m
Avg. Crown Spread: 14.00m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date:
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: not known years
Tree Health Description: In good health
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: (none)
Champion Tree Score: 387
Local Protection Status: No
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
27 Nov 2019 Cadwallader, B.G. & van Wassenaer, P. et al.


Lat/Long: -43.83875681938568 / 171.24760840577392
Location Name: Mt Peel Station
Address: Rangitata Gorge Road
City/Town: Mt Peel
Region: Canterbury
Location Description: On the right within a group of trees as you approach the church. It can be seen from the gate.
Public Accessibility: Farmland
Local Authority: Timaru District Council


Preview Credit Date
Brad Cadwallader 27 Nov 2019
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