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Tree Information x

Identifier: HBR/1742
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Bishop, J.J.
Registration Category: Notable tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:
The current owner, Mrs Therese Mooren, planted the cherry in the early 1960's just after the house was built. It has been the focal point of the rear garden for her family ever since and provides year round interest (Bishop, J.J., 2021).

Further notes:
Therese Mooren was born in Holland and emigrated to New Zealand in 1957. She is the founder of Maison Therese.

She started producing in her kitchen at home, that is how the name ‘Maison Therese’ was derived, ‘Maison’ meaning ‘the house’. Maison Therese produced its first jar of pickled Onions and Gherkins at this location in 1965 and has been preserving favourite New Zealand flavours ever since (

Single Tree Details

Genus: Prunus
Common names:
Height: 3.50m
Height measurement method: Climb & Tape Drop
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 130 cm
Girth measurement height: 1 m
Girth Comments: (none)
Diameter: 41.4 cm
Crown Spread A: 9.50m
Crown Spread B: 9.50m
Avg. Crown Spread: 9.50m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date: c1961
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: 63 years
Tree Health Description: in good health
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: (none)
Champion Tree Score: 70
Local Protection Status: No
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
28 Sep 2020 Bishop, J.J.


Lat/Long: -39.628828711783065 / 176.82945701475268
Location Name:
Address: 121 Omahu Road
Suburb: Frimley
City/Town: Hastings
Region: Hawke's Bay
Location Description: At the rear of the house
Public Accessibility: Urban-Residential
Local Authority: Hastings District Council


Preview Credit Date
Joss Bishop 28 Sep 2020
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