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Tree Information x

Identifier: TSR/1748
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Mason, E. G.
Registration Category: Notable tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:
Milnthorpe Park is an excellent example of the use of exotics in NZ forest restoration. In 1974 attempts were made by the former Lands and Survey to replant the degraded coastal land in native trees but the project failed. Eucalyptus and acacia were later trialed and 38 years later native trees have now become well-established as an understory. This tree highlights the exceptional growth of the initial planting (Mason, E. G., 2021).

Single Tree Details

Genus: Eucalyptus
Species: grandis
Common names:
Height: 52.00m
Height measurement method: Nikon Forestry Pro
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 283 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: (none)
Diameter: 90.1 cm
Crown Spread A: 10.40m
Crown Spread B: 13.50m
Avg. Crown Spread: 11.95m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date: 1982
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: 39 years
Tree Health Description: Healthy
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: (none)
Champion Tree Score: 292
Local Protection Status: No
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0

Observations

Date Observer Action
20 Jun 2021 Mason, E. G. & Mead, D.

Location

Lat/Long: -40.7131 / 172.6792
Location Name: Milnthorpe Park Recreation Reserve
Address: 1891-1901 Takaka-Collingwood Highway
Suburb: Parapara
City/Town: Golden Bay
Region: Tasman
Location Description: Take the pathway to the left of the entrance, and the tree is right next to it on the right.
Public Accessibility: Public Walkway
Local Authority: Tasman District Council

Images

Preview Credit Date
Don Mead 20 Jun 2021
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