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Tree Information x

Identifier: MR/0429
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Elwood-Smith, A.
Registration Category: Notable tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:
This planting was begun by both Mr. and Mrs. Goyder using Murphy's Creek as a backdrop. It includes a kauri, ginkgo, Taxodium, horse chestnut and an extensive planting of valuable Rhododendrons. Such a large planting of specimens is not often to be found in a town area and is worthy of protection'. Elwood-Smith 1991.

Single Tree Details

Genus: Taxodium
Species: distichum
Common names: bald cypress, pond cypress, swamp cypress
Height: 25.10m
Height measurement method: Laser Nikon Forestry 550
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 265 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: (none)
Diameter: 84.4 cm
Crown Spread A: 11.50m
Crown Spread B: 12.00m
Avg. Crown Spread: 11.75m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date: 1912
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: 112 years
Tree Health Description: In good health
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: Has developed a multiple top
Champion Tree Score: 196
Local Protection Status: Yes
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
13 Apr 2015 Cadwallader, B./MDC


Lat/Long: -41.508656776795455 / 173.94120643342922
Location Name:
Address: 84 Nelson Street
Suburb: Springlands
City/Town: Blenheim
Region: Marlborough
Location Description: In the south-east corner of the section near the stream
Public Accessibility: Urban-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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