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Tree Information x

Identifier: MR/0356
Historical Reg No: 196
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Elwood-Smith A
Registration Category: Historic tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:

Recorded as C. deodara in early tree records but a formal identification has confirmed the tree to be blue Atlantic cedar (Cadwallader 2012).
ID ref: Allan Herbarium voucher specimen CHR 618112, Landcare Research, New Zealand

'The old homestead on the property was the original home of the Redwood Family, early settlers in Marlborough. A daughter of the original Redwood Family married Cyrus Goulter of "Seven Oaks". She was the mother of Redwood Goulter of Lake Timara. ' Elwood-Smith 1990. 'One of the finest looking specimens in the country'. Burstall 1970. Reference. Burstall SW. FM. Report no.21. 1974; p.11. 'Great Trees of New Zealand' S.W. Burstall & E.V. Sale 1984, pg 262.

Single Tree Details

Genus: Cedrus
Species: atlantica 'Glauca'
Common names: Atlantic blue cedar, Atlas cedar
Height: 29.00m
Height measurement method: Clinometer
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 515 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: (none)
Diameter: 163.9 cm
Crown Spread A: 20.00m
Crown Spread B: 21.00m
Avg. Crown Spread: 20.50m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date: circa 1880
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: 144 years
Tree Health Description: In very good health (Feb 2012)
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: One dominant main stem with a secondary leader arising at 5m. This leader is supported by a cable.
Champion Tree Score: 315
Local Protection Status: Yes
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
11 Feb 2012 Cadwallader, B.G.
01 Jan 1990 Elwood-Smith A


Lat/Long: -41.457410367481806 / 173.95447254180908
Location Name: Spring Creek Holiday Park
Address: 1199 Rapaura Road
City/Town: Spring Creek
Region: Marlborough
Location Description: Quite visible from the street near the secondary entrance to the campground.
Public Accessibility: Campground
Local Authority: Marlborough District Council


Preview Credit Date
Brad Cadwallader 10 Feb 2012
Brad Cadwallader 10 Feb 2012
Brad Cadwallader 10 Feb 2012
Brad Cadwallader 10 Feb 2012
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