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Tree Information x

Identifier: CR/1591
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Barker, K. P.
Registration Category: Notable tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:
The southern of two giant redwoods that are hard to miss as you pass through Temuka. This one is not the largest in town but is still a big specimen Barker, K. P., 2019)

Single Tree Details

Genus: Sequoiadendron
Species: giganteum
Common names: giant sequoia, giant redwood, Sierra redwood, Wellingtonia
Height: 34.00m
Height measurement method: Nikon Forestry Pro
Height Comments: Tree appears to have some damage at top.
Girth: 765 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: (none)
Diameter: 243.5 cm
Crown Spread A: 23.50m
Crown Spread B: 18.00m
Avg. Crown Spread: 20.75m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date: Approximately 1880.
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: 144 years
Tree Health Description: Some damage to some upper branches.
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: Tapered form.
Champion Tree Score: 430
Local Protection Status: Yes
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
13 Dec 2019 Barker, K. P.


Lat/Long: -44.24039671565127 / 171.27649738161472
Location Name:
Address: 199 King Street Temuka.
City/Town: Temuka
Region: Canterbury
Location Description: 199 King St Temuka On SH1.
Public Accessibility: Private-Garden
Local Authority: Timaru District Council


Preview Credit Date
Kevin Barker 13 Dec 2019
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