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Tree Information x

Identifier: WTR/0301
Historical Reg No: 160
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Rutherford C
Registration Category: Historic tree – National interest
General Notes:

'A fine specimen of English oak of good shape and condition. This tree was carefully protected during the re-development of the park'. Rutherford 1987. 'This tree is known locally as the Selwyn oak and has associations with Bishop Selwyn'. Duthie 1993.

Single Tree Details

Genus: Quercus
Species: robur
Common names: English oak, common oak, oak
Given Name: Selwyn Oak
Height: 17.10m
Height measurement method: Laser Nikon Forestry 550
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 377 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: (none)
Diameter: 120 cm
Crown Spread A: 23.00m
Crown Spread B: 23.50m
Avg. Crown Spread: 23.25m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date: circa 1870
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: 152 years
Tree Health Description: In good health. Part of the canopy is being suppressed by the nearby pohutukawa
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: Typical open grown specimen.
Champion Tree Score: 224
Local Protection Status: Yes
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
19 Aug 2010 Cadwallader, BG. Jones, JJK.
01 Jan 1987 Rutherford C


Lat/Long: -41.27949159840891 / 174.77397322654724
Location Name: Bolton Street Memorial Park
Address: Bolton Street
Suburb: Kelburn
City/Town: Wellington
Region: Wellington
Location Description: 25 metres in from the Bolton Street entrance
Public Accessibility: Local Council Park
Local Authority: Wellington City Council


Preview Credit Date
Brad Cadwallader 19 Aug 2010
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