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Tree Information x

Identifier: CR/1932
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Cadwallader, B.G.
Registration Category: Notable tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:
A very fine specimen located in the centre of the Balcairn Cemetery (Cadwallader, B. G., 2023).

Single Tree Details

Genus: Sequoiadendron
Species: giganteum
Common names: giant sequoia, giant redwood, Sierra redwood, Wellingtonia
Height: 32.00m
Height measurement method: Laser Nikon Forestry 550
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 834 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: Taken from the top of the mound the tree has formed.
Diameter: 265.5 cm
Crown Spread A: 22.80m
Crown Spread B: 21.00m
Avg. Crown Spread: 21.90m
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: Several large co-dominant stems forming off lateral limbs.
Champion Tree Score: 451
Local Protection Status: Yes
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
14 Nov 2023 Cadwallader, B.G.


Lat/Long: -43.199338506694595 / 172.7107842164551
Location Name: Balcairn Cemetery
Address: Leithfield Road
City/Town: Balcairn
Region: Canterbury
Location Description: Located centrally in the cemetery
Public Accessibility: Church-Cemetery
Local Authority: Hurunui District Council


Preview Credit Date
Brad Cadwallader 13 Nov 2023
Brad Cadwallader 13 Nov 2023
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