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Tree Information x

Identifier: SR/0518
Historical Reg No: 301
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Baird, D.
Registration Category: Historic tree – National interest
General Notes:
'This tree was planted as a World War One Memorial. It stands in a prominent position in the centre of Winton's shopping centre' (Baird 1993).

'The trees is known as the Anzac elm. It was planted by Robert Wilson, the Mayor of Winton, as a memorial to the Gallipoli Landings of 25 April that year' (Southland's Notable & Historic Trees, 1997, SRC No. 74, pg. 43).

Single Tree Details

Genus: Ulmus
Species: glabra 'Horizontalis'
Common names: weeping Wych elm, weeping elm, horizontal elm
Given Name: The ANZAC Elm
Height: 7.80m
Height measurement method: Laser Nikon Forestry 550
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 276 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: (none)
Diameter: 87.9 cm
Crown Spread A: 18.00m
Crown Spread B: 22.00m
Avg. Crown Spread: 20.00m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date: circa 1915
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: 109 years
Tree Health Description: (none)
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: (none)
Champion Tree Score: 151
Local Protection Status: Yes
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
28 Jun 2020 Cadwallader, B.G.
01 Jan 1993 Baird D


Lat/Long: -46.14334937916786 / 168.32603931427056
Location Name: Anzac Oval
Address: Great North Road
City/Town: Winton
Region: Southland
Location Description: Prominently located in the centre of the park.
Public Accessibility: Local Council Park
Local Authority: Southland District Council


Preview Credit Date
Brad Cadwallader 28 Jun 2020
Brad Cadwallader 28 Jun 2020
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