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Tree Information x

Identifier: BPR/1885
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Pretty, W.
Registration Category: Notable tree – National interest
General Notes:
A very upright specimen (Pretty, W., 2023).
Currently the tallest Melia in New Zealand (NZNTT, 2023).

Single Tree Details

Genus: Melia
Species: azedarach
Common names: bead-tree,
Height: 18.30m
Height measurement method: iPod/iPhone Hypsometer
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 272 cm
Girth measurement height: 1 m
Girth Comments: (none)
Diameter: 86.6 cm
Crown Spread A: 24.00m
Crown Spread B: 20.00m
Avg. Crown Spread: 22.00m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date: 1975
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: 49 years
Tree Health Description: Good health
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: Failed lower limb removed in 2023.
Champion Tree Score: 185
Local Protection Status: No
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
15 Apr 2023 Pretty, W.


Lat/Long: -37.78892456414373 / 176.1141270435895
Location Name:
Address: 11 Edward Ave
Suburb: Pyes Pa
City/Town: Tauranga
Region: Bay of Plenty - Central Plateau
Location Description: Northwest corner of the house
Public Accessibility: Private-Garden
Local Authority: Tauranga City Council


Preview Credit Date
Wayne Pretty 15 Apr 2023
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