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Tree Information x

Identifier: WTR/1948
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Lloyd, M.
Registration Category: General tree/s
General Notes:
This red flowering gum is one of three outside the Old Government Buildings, one of New Zealand’s most historic buildings. It is still one of the largest wooden buildings in the world, attracting much tourist attention. As the photos show, whereas the gum is not particularly tall it is a prolific flowerer with particularly intense colour, also adding to the photogenic nature of the site. This one also grows beside a statue of Peter Fraser, former New Zealand prime minister (Lloyd, M, 2024).

Single Tree Details

Genus: Corymbia
Species: ficifolia
Common names: red flowering gum,
Height: 7.00m
Height measurement method: Estimated
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 0 cm
Girth measurement height: 0 m
Girth Comments: not measured
Diameter: 0 cm
Crown Spread A: 4.00m
Crown Spread B: 4.00m
Avg. Crown Spread: 4.00m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date: circa 1965
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: 59 years
Tree Health Description: excellent
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: squat, wider than it is high
Champion Tree Score: 26
Local Protection Status: No
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
20 Jan 2024 Lloyd, M.


Lat/Long: -41.279330168929256 / 174.77777618169787
Location Name: Old Government Buildings
Address: Lambton Quay/Whitmore St
Suburb: Thorndon
City/Town: Wellington
Region: Wellington
Location Description: Historic precinct facing Parliament Buildings
Public Accessibility: Trust Administered Park/Garden
Local Authority: Greater Wellington Regional Council


Preview Credit Date
Michael Lloyd 20 Jan 2024
Michael Lloyd 20 Jan 2024
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