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Tree Information x

Identifier: WTR/0790
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Cadwallader, B.G. & Hill, R.N.
Registration Category: Notable tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:
A tree with historic attributes (age and association) and is rare for locality. The dwelling is referred as 'The Anchorage’ a large two storey colonial family home. The house was constructed for Alfred Boardman who had acquired the land in 1894. The house was sold to the Holm family in 1897. Mr F. Holm was the founder of the Holm Shipping Company and owned shares in the Maoriland Steamship Company. The Holm family remained the owners of this house until 1979. The vegetation that surrounds the property would be associated with that era, and therefore would have been planted by the Holm family (Hill, R.N., 2017)

Single Tree Details

Genus: Ceratopetalum
Species: gummiferum
Common names: (NSW) Christmas Bush,
Height: 9.00m
Height measurement method: Laser Nikon Forestry 550
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 92 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: (none)
Diameter: 29.3 cm
Crown Spread A: 5.00m
Crown Spread B: 5.00m
Avg. Crown Spread: 5.00m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date: c1900
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: 124 years
Tree Health Description: An excellent healthy tree.
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: (none)
Champion Tree Score: 70
Local Protection Status: Yes
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 135


Date Observer Action
10 Apr 2017 Cadwallader, B.G. & Hill, R.N.


Lat/Long: -41.279156 / 174.767206
Location Name: The Anchorage
Address: 31B Patenga Crescent
Suburb: Thorndon
City/Town: Wellington
Region: Wellington
Location Description: The tree is located on the eastern side of the villa. No public access
Public Accessibility: Private-Garden
Local Authority: Wellington City Council


Preview Credit Date
Brad Cadwallader 10 Apr 2017
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