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Tree Information x

Identifier: WKR/1658
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Pendleton, D.
Registration Category: Historic tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:
European holly tree ‘Ilex aguifolium’ In Selwyn park in Te Awamutu that has seen approximately 170 years’ worth of the town’s history (Pendleton, D., 2020).

A detailed history of the tree can be found at: Te Awamutu veteran trees that have seen it all

Single Tree Details

Genus: Ilex
Species: aquifolium
Common names: English holly, common holly
Height: 14.00m
Height measurement method: iPod/iPhone Hypsometer
Height Comments: apx
Girth: 555 cm
Girth measurement height: 0.6 m
Girth Comments: measurement at stem break.
Diameter: 176.7 cm
Crown Spread A: 16.50m
Crown Spread B: 15.00m
Avg. Crown Spread: 15.75m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date: c1850
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: 174 years
Tree Health Description: The overall health of the tree is ok but has had some die back and is sparser at the top of the canopy.
Tree Form Type: Multi-trunk
Number of Trunks: 9
Tree Form Comments: The holly is a multi-stem tree meaning it has lots of leading stem/trucks instead of one single stem and has a more modest size crown.
Champion Tree Score: 0
Local Protection Status: No
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
02 Apr 2020 Pendleton, D.


Lat/Long: -38.0079016 / 175.3272637
Location Name: Selwyn Park
Address: Gorst Avenue
City/Town: Te Awamutu
Region: Waikato
Location Description: Sited on park green.
Public Accessibility: Local Council Park
Local Authority: Waipa District Council


Preview Credit Date
David Pendleton 02 Apr 2020
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