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Tree Information x

Identifier: NNR/0771
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Cadwallader, BG
Registration Category: Notable tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:
An additional tree at Hillwood. See notes NNR/0770. The largest tree on the property, 50 m east of the tallest. This tree is the shorter of the two pictured - slightly obscured.

Single Tree Details

Genus: Sequoia
Species: sempervirens
Common names: redwood, coast redwood, California redwood
Height: 46.80m
Height measurement method: Laser Nikon Forestry 550
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 812 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: Tree is on a slope so there is considerable variance in girth at 1.4 between mid-slope and the uphill side. Loose bark and the debris mound also compounds comparative measurement.
Diameter: 258.5 cm
Crown Spread A: 17.00m
Crown Spread B: 15.00m
Avg. Crown Spread: 16.00m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date: c1856
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: 168 years
Tree Health Description: (none)
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: First branches at 15m. The tree appears to have lost a top many years ago.
Champion Tree Score: 486
Local Protection Status: Yes
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
03 Oct 2020 Cadwallader, B.G.
09 Oct 2010 Cadwallader, BG


Lat/Long: -41.2121169927764 / 173.3700942993164
Location Name: Hillwood
Address: 51 Hillwood Drive
Suburb: Wakapuaka
City/Town: Nelson
Region: Nelson
Location Description: Near the crossing over the steam by the old side entrance.
Public Accessibility: Private-Garden
Local Authority: Nelson City Council


Preview Credit Date
Brad Cadwallader 09 Oct 2010
Brad Cadwallader 09 Oct 2010
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