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Tree Information x

Identifier: CR/1610
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Barker K.P. & Brochner O.H.L.
Registration Category: Notable tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:
The largest of four very large giant redwoods found at the Raincliff Scout Den in South Canterbury. There are four 8.0 m + girth trees around 50.0 m tall at this site (Barker, K.P., 2019).

Single Tree Details

Genus: Sequoiadendron
Species: giganteum
Common names: giant sequoia, giant redwood, Sierra redwood, Wellingtonia
Height: 53.40m
Height measurement method: Nikon Forestry Pro
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 885 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: (none)
Diameter: 281.7 cm
Crown Spread A: 21.90m
Crown Spread B: 12.70m
Avg. Crown Spread: 17.30m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date: 1860
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: 164 years
Tree Health Description: In fine health.
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: (none)
Champion Tree Score: 538
Local Protection Status: No
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
29 Dec 2019 Barker K.P. & Brochner O.H.L.


Lat/Long: -44.17159782034111 / 170.9879212661324
Location Name: Raincliff Scout Camp
Address: Raincliff Road
City/Town: Raincliff
Region: Canterbury
Location Description: Near the Spur Road boundary of the camp.
Public Accessibility: Campground
Local Authority: Mackenzie District Council


Preview Credit Date
Kevin Barker 29 Dec 2019
Kevin Barker 29 Dec 2019
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