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Tree Information x

Identifier: MR/0028
Historical Reg No: 024b
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Soper, B.
Registration Category: Notable tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:

See notes for Registration MR/0027.
A prominent tree on the skyline of Blenheim.

Single Tree Details

Genus: Sequoiadendron
Species: giganteum
Common names: giant sequoia, giant redwood, Sierra redwood, Wellingtonia
Height: 41.00m
Height measurement method: Laser Nikon Forestry 550
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 701.1 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: (none)
Diameter: 223.2 cm
Crown Spread A: 17.80m
Crown Spread B: 16.00m
Avg. Crown Spread: 16.90m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date: circa 1870
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: 154 years
Tree Health Description: A full healthy canopy (2011)
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: First branch at 10m. Canopy suppressed due to nearby trees.
Champion Tree Score: 424
Local Protection Status: Yes
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
27 Jul 2011 Cadwallader, BG
01 Jan 1980 Soper B


Lat/Long: -41.522316601379 / 173.94866824150085
Location Name:
Address: 108 Maxwell Road
City/Town: Blenheim
Region: Marlborough
Location Description: In the front yard and visible from the footpath.
Public Accessibility: Private-Garden
Local Authority: Marlborough District Council


Preview Credit Date
BGC 27 Jul 2011
BGC 27 Jul 2011
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