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Tree Information x

Identifier: MR/0585
Historical Reg No: 342
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Ballinger, R,J. & James DR
Registration Category: Historic tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:

Two trees were planted in the Marlborough High School grounds on the 4th July 1902 as a commemoration of the Coronation of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra. This tree was planted by George Benning, the youngest pupil at that time (Ballinger & James 1999). See record MR/0583 to view the Queen Alexandra Oak.

Single Tree Details

Genus: Quercus
Species: robur
Common names: English oak, common oak, oak
Given Name: 'King Edward VII Oak'
Height: 23.20m
Height measurement method: Laser Nikon Forestry 550
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 477 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: (none)
Diameter: 151.8 cm
Crown Spread A: 32.50m
Crown Spread B: 29.00m
Avg. Crown Spread: 30.75m
Actual Planting Date: Jul 1902
Approx. Planting Date:
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: 122 years
Tree Health Description: The tree appears in good health.
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: Branching into two main stems at 5m.
Champion Tree Score: 289
Local Protection Status: Yes
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 174


Date Observer Action
13 Jul 2013 Cadwallader, B.G.
01 Jun 1999 Ballinger R, & James, D.R.


Lat/Long: -41.518502986744394 / 173.95478904247284
Location Name: Marlborough Boys College
Address: 3 Stephenson Street
City/Town: Blenheim
Region: Marlborough
Location Description: Located on the west side of the main block.
Public Accessibility: School/University
Local Authority: Marlborough District Council


Preview Credit Date
Brad Cadwallader 13 Jul 2013
Brad Cadwallader 13 Jul 2013
Brad Cadwallader 13 Jul 2013
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