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Tree Information x

Identifier: CR/1894
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Hammer, J.R.
Registration Category: Notable tree – National interest
General Notes:
A lapsed pollard with strong, well-developed upright growth. The tree has the same girth as the world champion horizontal elm on Harekeke Street.
The nearby dwelling was built in 1930 and it is assumed that the tree is the same vintage (Hammer, J.R., 2023).

Single Tree Details

Genus: Ulmus
Species: glabra 'Horizontalis'
Common names: weeping Wych elm, weeping elm, horizontal elm
Height: 11.60m
Height measurement method: Laser Nikon Forestry 550
Height Comments: lapsed pollard with strong upright growth
Girth: 365 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.5 m
Girth Comments: (none)
Diameter: 116.2 cm
Crown Spread A: 23.40m
Crown Spread B: 25.30m
Avg. Crown Spread: 24.35m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date: c1930
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: 94 years
Tree Health Description: good health
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: single stem with typical large horizontal limbs that have been pollarded. Now has vigorous upright growth
Champion Tree Score: 202
Local Protection Status: No
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
13 Jun 2023 Hammer, J.R.
25 Jun 1997 CCC Records


Lat/Long: -43.570270 / 172.622862
Location Name: Princess Margaret Hospital
Address: 93 Cashmere Road
Suburb: Cashmere
City/Town: Christchurch
Region: Canterbury
Location Description: Growing in a depression behind other trees, hard to see.
Public Accessibility: Hospital
Local Authority: Christchurch City Council


Preview Credit Date
Raoni Hammer 13 Jun 2023
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