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Tree Information x

Identifier: NNR/1717
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Young, G.
Registration Category: Notable tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:
A good southern rata found in Abel Tasman National Park. The tree has a very large lateral limb growing from base level that could be a separate specimen (Young, G., 2020).

Single Tree Details

Genus: Metrosideros
Species: umbellata
Common names: southern rata,
Height: 21.10m
Height measurement method: Climb & Tape Drop
Height Comments: Final section between anchor point and tallest point estimated
Girth: 246 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: (none)
Diameter: 78.3 cm
Crown Spread A: 20.00m
Crown Spread B: 14.00m
Avg. Crown Spread: 17.00m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date:
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: not known years
Tree Health Description: In decline. Affected by an as yet unidentified pest/disease
Tree Form Type: Multi-trunk
Number of Trunks: 2
Tree Form Comments: Tree bifurcates at approximately 4m. Tree has large lateral limb that is possibly a second specimen. Not included in girth measurements or crown spread measurements
Champion Tree Score: 0
Local Protection Status: No
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
14 Dec 2020 Young, G. & Bell, B.


Lat/Long: -40.96739816088816 / 172.89679291283576
Location Name: Abel Tasman National Park
Address: Canaan Road
City/Town: Takaka Hill
Region: Nelson
Location Description: Found on Northwest facing slope at approx 800m in the Southern Part of the Basin
Public Accessibility: Department of Conservation
Local Authority: Tasman District Council


Preview Credit Date
Gregory Young 14 Dec 2020
Gregory Young 14 Dec 2020
Gregory Young 14 Dec 2020
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