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Tree Information x

Identifier: NNR/0713
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Cadwallader, B.G.
Registration Category: Notable tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:
A fine old tree located in a generous reserve at the end of Devon Street. A short distance away, at Broadgreen House, the largest Turkey oak in NZ was recorded by Burstall in 1966. This tree blew down in 1975 and was very similar in size to this tree now (Ht: 20m, Spread: 30.5m DBH: 160cm) Cadwallader, BG. Jan 2010.

Single Tree Details

Genus: Quercus
Species: cerris
Common names: Turkey oak,
Height: 21.40m
Height measurement method: Laser Nikon Forestry 550
Height Comments: Taken from 40m.
Girth: 462 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: The tree is located on a slight slope. Measurement was taken mid-slope.
Diameter: 147.1 cm
Crown Spread A: 33.40m
Crown Spread B: 33.40m
Avg. Crown Spread: 33.40m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date:
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: not known years
Tree Health Description: A very broad spreading tree in fine health. Dispite the tree being pruned high, the canopy comes right to the ground. Some of the large laterals are developing considerable end-weight. BGC. Jan 2010.
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: (none)
Champion Tree Score: 279
Local Protection Status: Yes
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
13 Aug 2020 Cadwallader, B.G.
18 Jan 2010 Brad Cadwallader


Lat/Long: -41.30720535600643 / 173.22927832603455
Location Name: Devon Street Reserve
Address: Devon Street.
Suburb: Stoke
City/Town: Nelson
Region: Nelson
Location Description: The tree practically occupies the whole Devon Street reserve.
Public Accessibility: Local Council Park
Local Authority: Nelson City Council


Preview Credit Date
Brad Cadwallader 18 Jan 2010
Brad Cadwallader 05 Aug 2008
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