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Tree Information x

Identifier: SR/0351
Historical Reg No: 191
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Baird, D.
Registration Category: Historic tree – National interest
General Notes:

This was the first tree registered in Southland in 1989 (Watson, W. 1991).
The tree is reported to have been planted in 1924 by W.D. Lennie, a local nurseryman and landscape
gardener. The trees has shown remarkable growth (Baird, D. 1989).
Reference. Burstall SW. FM. Report no.23. 1970; p.32.

Single Tree Details

Genus: Araucaria
Species: araucana
Common names: Chilean pine, monkey-puzzle
Height: 21.60m
Height measurement method: Laser Nikon Forestry 550
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 446 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: (none)
Diameter: 142 cm
Crown Spread A: 22.40m
Crown Spread B: 22.40m
Avg. Crown Spread: 22.40m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date: 1924
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: 100 years
Tree Health Description: The tree appears to be under some stress. A large wound is present at the base.
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: Typical of the species
Champion Tree Score: 265
Local Protection Status: Yes
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
01 Apr 2014 Cadwallader, B.G., Raymond, A. & Morgan, G.
00 Aug 1997 Southland Regional Council
01 Jan 1989 Baird, D.


Lat/Long: -46.358903665919705 / 168.36026027842618
Location Name: Anderson Park
Address: McIvor Road
Suburb: Waihopai
City/Town: Invercargill
Region: Southland
Location Description: At the head of the main driveway, beside the formal lawns.
Public Accessibility: Local Council Park
Local Authority: Invercargill City Council


Preview Credit Date
Brad Cadwallader 01 Apr 2014
Brad Cadwallader 01 Apr 2014
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