Tree with the Largest Crown - Moreton Bay Fig, 'Ficus Macrophylla'
Date of Record: 22/05/2013
Our tree with the largest crown spread is the Moreton Bay Fig. The scientific name is Ficus macrophylla.
The circumference is 14.75 metres, height is 25 metres, and crown is 48.00 metres. Points 702.
The tree is located in the Botanic Gardens in Sydney.
How do you measure a tree? The basis of the Tree Register is to assess trees in a holistic way. American Forests have been doing this for 77 years.
The points allocated to a tree are based on their formula which is:
Total points = trunk circumference (inches) + height (feet) + 1/4 average crown spread (feet).