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Commonly known as California redwood, Coast redwood
The tallest and some of the oldest trees on the planet. Useful where a tall evergreen is required in a relatively short space of time.
One of the three redwoods, the others being Sequoiadendron and Metasequoia.
Genus of one species of evergreen coniferous tree from coastal forest in California and Oregon, USA.
Loves cool, damp summers and is tolerant of pollution and wind.
Partial shade - dappled shade
Additional Features - Good to know - very tall, fast-growing conifer. Will coppice or make new shoots from base if cut down.
Pests & Diseases - none
Place of origin - USA (California, Oregon)
Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil
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