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Tree Information x

Identifier: HBR/0096
Historical Reg No: 080
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Looij, T.J.
Registration Category: Notable tree – National interest
General Notes:

Planted by Thomas Tanner 1866. A really fantastic tree (Looij, T.J., 1984).

The best of the species is a magnificent willow oak well sited near the homestead of J.D. Hylton-Smith, Estella, St George's Road (Burstall S.W. & Sale E.V. 'Great Trees of New Zealand' 1984; pp.136-137).

One of the finest oaks in New Zealand. In the top 10 of deciduous trees in the country (Burstall S.W. Forest Mensuration Report no.18. 1974; p.60).

Single Tree Details

Genus: Quercus
Species: phellos
Common names: willow oak, willow-leaf oak
Height: 25.00m
Height measurement method: Laser Nikon Forestry 550
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 570 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: (none)
Diameter: 181.4 cm
Crown Spread A: 29.50m
Crown Spread B: 29.50m
Avg. Crown Spread: 29.50m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date: circa 1866
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: 158 years
Tree Health Description: (none)
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: (none)
Champion Tree Score: 331
Local Protection Status: Yes
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
10 Feb 2012 Fleck, A. & Tuakana, J.
01 Jan 1984 Looij TJ


Lat/Long: -39.645099724843334 / 176.87687605619567
Location Name: 'Estella'
Address: 232 St Georges Road
City/Town: Hastings
Region: Hawke's Bay
Location Description: Near the out buildings, west of the homestead.
Public Accessibility: Rural-Residential
Local Authority: Hastings District Council


Preview Credit Date
Alicia Fleck - HDC 10 Feb 2012
Alicia Fleck - HDC 10 Feb 2012
A. Cunningham 05 Jan 1984
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