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Tree Information x

Identifier: MR/0426
Historical Reg No: 259
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Elwood-Smith, A.
Registration Category: Notable tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:
'Mr. WT. Churchward (father to Mrs. Kidner, the present owner), planted this tree and many other specimens to commemorate his marriage. He was a well-known Marlburian and this and other adjoining properties were part of his original farm. To the left of the tree runs Murphy's Creek and to the extreme right is a passive reserve formed by the Marlborough District Council'. Elwood-Smith 1991.

Single Tree Details

Genus: Tilia
Species: x europaea
Common names: European lime, common lime
Height: 21.20m
Height measurement method: Laser Nikon Forestry 550
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 304 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.1 m
Girth Comments: Taken below a swelling on the stem
Diameter: 96.8 cm
Crown Spread A: 12.50m
Crown Spread B: 12.00m
Avg. Crown Spread: 12.25m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date: circa 1912
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: 112 years
Tree Health Description: In very good health
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: co-dominant stems (x2) at 4.5m
Champion Tree Score: 199
Local Protection Status: Yes
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
13 Apr 2015 Cadwallader, B./MDC
01 Jan 1991 Elwood-Smith A


Lat/Long: -41.508542189012445 / 173.94134419510647
Location Name:
Address: 80a Nelson Street
Suburb: Springlands
City/Town: Blenheim
Region: Marlborough
Location Description: Up near the house beside the drive
Public Accessibility: Rural-Residential
Local Authority: Marlborough District Council


Preview Credit Date
Marlborough District Council 13 Apr 2015
Marlborough District Council 13 Apr 2015
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