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Tree Information x

Identifier: NNR/0072
Historical Reg No: 063
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Oliver RP
Registration Category: Notable tree – National interest
General Notes:
'A remarkable tree - very narrow and pendulous which has produced a number of offspring with the same habit'. Oliver 1983. 'A fine tree with light pendulous branches'. Burstall 1969. Reference. Burstall SW. FM. Report no.21. 1974; p.29.

Single Tree Details

Genus: Sequoia
Species: sempervirens 'Pendula'
Common names: weeping redwood,
Height: 36.40m
Height measurement method: Laser Nikon Forestry 550
Height Comments: Measurements taken from 19m. Average of six bottom & top shots recorded.
Girth: 421 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: (none)
Diameter: 134 cm
Crown Spread A: 8.00m
Crown Spread B: 8.00m
Avg. Crown Spread: 8.00m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date: circa 1862
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: 162 years
Tree Health Description: In fine condition
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: A rare weeping form
Champion Tree Score: 292
Local Protection Status: Yes
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 225


Date Observer Action
03 Dec 2020 Cadwallader, B.G.
13 Jun 2010 Cadwallader, BG
01 Jan 1983 Oliver RP
06 Apr 1969 D.H. Leigh & W.H. Jolliffe


Lat/Long: -41.2755205861423 / 173.28435480594635
Location Name: Church Hill
Address: Trafalgar Street
Suburb: Central Business District
City/Town: Nelson
Region: Nelson
Location Description: Near the war memorial.
Public Accessibility: Local Council Park
Local Authority: Nelson City Council


Preview Credit Date
Brad Cadwallader 13 Jun 2010
Brad Cadwallader 13 Aug 2009
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