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Trees, with species and dimensions (Urban Forest)

The City of Melbourne maintains more than 70,000 trees. This dataset details the location, species and lifespan of Melbourne's urban forest by precinct. To explore Melbourne's tree data and learn more about the life expectancy and diversity of trees in your city, check out our interactive tree map, You can download the City of Melbourne's Urban forest Strategy and the summary of your precinct's consultation from the attachments section by selecting the 'About' button


NameSocrata field nameColumn name in sgr mountData typeDescription
CoordinateLocation (zip)location_ziplocation_zipText
Age Descriptionage_descriptionage_descriptionTextBased on Date planted / date of data entry therefore sometimes inaccurate Null value = Not yet assessed
Located inlocated_inlocated_inTextThis descibes whether a tree is located within a public park or along a street
NorthingnorthingnorthingNumberNorthing Coordinate, please use MGA94-55
CoordinateLocation (state)location_statelocation_stateText
Useful Life Expectency Valueuseful_life_expectency_valueuseful_life_expectency_valueNumberUseful Life Expectency Value, derive from the Useful Life Expectency column, displayed as an integer
Date Planteddate_planteddate_plantedCalendar dateThis is generally accurate for trees planted from 2003 onwards, prior to 2003 this indicate the date the trees are added to the inventory.
Diameter Breast Heightdiametre_at_breast_heightdiametre_at_breast_heightNumberDiameter at breast height, or DBH, is a standard method of expressing the diameter of the trunk or bole of a standing tree. City of Melbourne Measures this 1.4m from ground level. 0.00 = Not yet assessed
Scientific Namescientific_namescientific_nameText
UploadDateuploaddateuploaddateCalendar date
Common Namecommon_namecommon_nameText
CoM IDcom_idcom_idNumberCity of Melbourne's unique asset ID
Year Plantedyear_plantedyear_plantedNumberThis is generally accurate for trees planted from 2003 onwards, prior to 2003 this indicate the date the trees are added to the inventory.
EastingeastingeastingNumberEasting Coordinate, please use MGA94-55
CoordinateLocation (address)location_addresslocation_addressText
PrecinctprecinctprecinctTextThe neighbourhood boundary defined for tree planning purposes
Useful Life Expectencyuseful_life_expectencyuseful_life_expectencyTextThe trees useful life expectancy. Last updated in 2009 Null value = Not yet assessed
CoordinateLocation (city)location_citylocation_cityText
  • trees_with_species_and_dimensions_urban_forest
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