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Tree Information x

Identifier: CR/0826
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Cadwallader, B.G.
Registration Category: Notable tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:
Located on the Jacks Pass Road frontage of the Queen Mary Reserve. The tree is protected as part of group listing T56 on the Hurunui District Council tree schedule.
The Hospital, the South Island's leading rehabilitation centre for sufferers of drug addiction, was controversially closed in 2003.
In 2008 the Prime Minister Helen Clark announced that the northern six hectares of the fifteen hectare site would be passed from the Canterbury District Health Board to the Department of Conservation for it to be vested in the Hurunui District Council as an historic and recreational reserve.

Single Tree Details

Genus: Abies
Species: concolor
Common names: Colorado white fir, Low's fir, white fir
Height: 27.80m
Height measurement method: Laser Nikon Forestry 550
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 344 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: (none)
Diameter: 109.5 cm
Crown Spread A: 10.20m
Crown Spread B: 15.80m
Avg. Crown Spread: 13.00m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date:
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: not known years
Tree Health Description: In very good health, some mower damage to surface roots.
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: An open grown specimen that has developed several codominant leaders.
Champion Tree Score: 237
Local Protection Status: Yes
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
25 Jun 2022 Cadwallader, B.G.
24 Jul 2011 Cadwallader, B.G.


Lat/Long: -42.52197657872687 / 172.82832026481628
Location Name:
Address: Jacks Pass Road
City/Town: Hanmer Springs
Region: Canterbury
Location Description: Beside the path off Jacks Pass Road a short distance from the springs entrance
Public Accessibility: Department of Conservation
Local Authority: Hurunui District Council


Preview Credit Date
BGC 08 May 2011
BGC 08 May 2011
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