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Tree Information x

Identifier: MR/0333
Historical Reg No: 172
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Elwood-Smith A, Soper B
Registration Category: Notable tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:
The eastern of two trees located in Nelson Square. Both tree are thought to have been planted in the 1860's (Elwood-Smith 1983).

Single Tree Details

Genus: Sequoiadendron
Species: giganteum
Common names: giant sequoia, giant redwood, Sierra redwood, Wellingtonia
Height: 32.80m
Height measurement method: Nikon Forestry Pro
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 893 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: (none)
Diameter: 284.3 cm
Crown Spread A: 23.50m
Crown Spread B: 19.50m
Avg. Crown Spread: 21.50m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date: c1865
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: 159 years
Tree Health Description: Some wounding to the base. In good health
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: Starting to shed lower limbs.
Champion Tree Score: 477
Local Protection Status: Yes
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
13 Jan 2021 Brochner, O.H.L & Barker, K. P.
12 Feb 2012 Cadwallader, B.G.
01 Jan 1988 Elwood-Smith A, Soper B


Lat/Long: -41.296147059972604 / 174.0028703212738
Location Name: Nelson Square Reserve
Address: State Hwy 1
City/Town: Picton
Region: Marlborough
Location Description: Located on the eastern side of the reserve.
Public Accessibility: Local Council Park
Local Authority: Marlborough District Council


Preview Credit Date
Marlborough District Council 15 Apr 2015
Brad Cadwallader 12 Feb 2012
Brad Cadwallader 12 Feb 2012
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