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Tree Information x

Identifier: TSR/0533
Historical Reg No: 315b
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Whalley R, Flook, R.
Registration Category: Historic tree – Local interest
General Notes:
The second of two trees at this location, see TSR/0532. 'Brought to New Zealand on the vessel 'Skiold'1844 by Busch who was a squatter on the land owned by Fedor and Charles Kelling. The history is described in the book 'Pioneers of the Aniseed Valley' by Ruth Whittaker ISBN no. 0-473-01094-1 published by Stiles Print. Also described in 'The Busch Line - Serfdom to Freedom' by Harold Busch, Printed by Kerslake, Billens and Humphrey Ltd.' (Whalley & Flook 1993).
The tree is listed as tree number 697 on the Tasman District Council Resource Management Plan.

Single Tree Details

Genus: Quercus
Species: robur
Common names: English oak, common oak, oak
Height: 24.00m
Height measurement method: Laser Nikon Forestry 550
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 457 cm
Girth measurement height: 1 m
Girth Comments: Taken from the uphill side.
Diameter: 145.5 cm
Crown Spread A: 31.00m
Crown Spread B: 35.00m
Avg. Crown Spread: 33.00m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date: circa 1845
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: 174 years
Tree Health Description: In very good health (June 2012)
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: A single stem to 4m then branching into two main leaders with two secondary scaffold limbs.
Champion Tree Score: 286
Local Protection Status: Yes
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
15 Jun 2012 Cadwallader, B.G.
01 Jan 1993 Whalley, R, Flook, R.


Lat/Long: -41.36122056264702 / 173.16882133483887
Location Name:
Address: 169 White Road
City/Town: Hope
Region: Tasman
Location Description: Located between the house and the road above the stream.
Public Accessibility: Private-Garden
Local Authority: Tasman District Council


Preview Credit Date
Brad Cadwallader 15 Jun 2012
Brad Cadwallader 15 Jun 2012
Brad Cadwallader 15 Jun 2012
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