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Tree Information x

Identifier: TSR/1873
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Cadwallader, B.G.
Registration Category: Notable tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:
The garden was donated to the people of Motueka by W.D. & H.O. Wills and is named after Charles E. Pethybridge.

The plaque reads
These gardens have been named to perpetuate the outstanding service given by Charles E. Pethybridge Esq. over a period of 50 years (1914-1964) to the company of W.D. & H.O. Wills (NZ) Ltd. On Nov 26th 1964 the chairman of the company Mr G. W. Johnston opened the rose garden for the use and pleasure of the citizens of and visitors to the District of Motueka.

1]The Pethybridge Rose Garden, The Prow,, accessed 22 June 2023

Single Tree Details

Genus: Ginkgo
Species: biloba
Common names: maidenhair tree, ginkgo
Height: 14.00m
Height measurement method: Laser Nikon Forestry 550
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 327 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: (none)
Diameter: 104.1 cm
Crown Spread A: 22.40m
Crown Spread B: 14.00m
Avg. Crown Spread: 18.20m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date:
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: not known years
Tree Health Description: In very good health.
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: The canopy has been modified by regular reduction.
Champion Tree Score: 190
Local Protection Status: Yes
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
22 Jun 2022 Cadwallader, B.G.


Lat/Long: -41.106771861196535 / 173.01185964617153
Location Name: Pethybridge Gardens
Address: 59 High Street
City/Town: Motueka
Region: Tasman
Location Description: In the centre of the park.
Public Accessibility: Local Council Park
Local Authority: Tasman District Council


Preview Credit Date
Brad Cadwallader 29 Mar 2022
Brad Cadwallader 29 Mar 2022
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