Western Hemlock (Tsuga heterophylla) — Cox Park
Circumference: 2.59 metres (8' 6")
Diameter at breast height: 0.82 metres (2' 8")
GaLTT tree ID: #45
Year nominated: 2015
Nominated by Rob Brockley
Location: Cox Community Park
Ownership: Regional District of Nanaimo.
Notes: The largest circumference western hemlock in BC (in North Vancouver) is 9.58m. It is 45.7m tall. The tallest (76m) is in Port Alice, but its circumference is only 3.12m.
Access: In Cox Park on Mallett Creek Trail, west of Peacock pond.