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Tree Information x

Identifier: AR/0977
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: VanWijngaarden, R.
Registration Category: Notable tree – National interest
General Notes:
A large tree for the species and a relatively uncommon tree in Auckland. High vigour, good colour and large size shows that this tree enjoys the Auckland climate. It is possible this tree has sustained some root disturbance during the installation of the footpath along two sides, within 2m of the trunk.
Read about the history of Western Park and about many of the other outstanding trees that can be found at this location AR/G0967 (VanWijngaarden, R. 2012)

Single Tree Details

Genus: Waterhousea
Species: floribunda
Common names:
Height: 22.00m
Height measurement method: Clinometer - SUUNTO
Height Comments: height was found using the average of two clinometer sightings
Girth: 347 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: (none)
Diameter: 110.5 cm
Crown Spread A: 26.00m
Crown Spread B: 25.00m
Avg. Crown Spread: 25.50m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date: 1870's
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: 149 years
Tree Health Description: This tree appears to be in good health, displaying good colour, growth and general vitality
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: One single trunk until approximately 4m when it branches off into several large limbs forming a substantial decurrent canopy
Champion Tree Score: 230
Local Protection Status: Yes
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
21 May 2012 VanWijngaarden, R.


Lat/Long: -36.85680415927185 / 174.75202202796936
Location Name: Western Park
Address: 5-7 Ponsonby Road/Beresford St
Suburb: Freemans Bay
City/Town: Auckland
Region: Auckland
Location Description: near the centre of the park, just south of the toilet block and close to the main footpath
Public Accessibility: Local Council Park
Local Authority: Auckland Council


Preview Credit Date
Russell VanWijngaarden 21 Apr 2012
Russell VanWijngaarden 21 Apr 2012
Russell VanWijngaarden 21 Apr 2012
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