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SEQUOIA sempervirens

Commonly known as California redwood, Coast redwood

Large majestic tree with slightly drooping branches
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Available autumn 2020 -
£14.50 each

Delivery Information Available autumn 2020
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
  • Evergreen - hard, linear, sharp-pointed, deep-green leaves 2cm (¾in) long, silvery white beneath are 2-ranked. On very strong shoots the leaves are scale-like.
  • Height - 20-30m (70-100ft). Given optimum conditions ultimately to 112m (365ft)
  • Spread - 6-9m (20-28ft)
  • Conifer - cones are spherical-cylindrical. The terminal, mid-green female cones 3cm (1¼in) long ripen in their first autumn. The tiny axillary and terminal brownish green male cones grow to about 5mm (¼in) long.
  • Tree - thick, fissured, soft, red-brown bark. Shoots are mid-green, turning red-brown.
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade - dappled shade.
  • Additional Features - Architectural interest -
  • Endangered in the wild - These plants are listed on the International Union for Conservation of Nature's list of 'Red Plants'. This is a list of threatened species in the wild, they are either critically, endangered or vulnerable to extinction. - Endangered
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - USA (California, Oregon)
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Tree Shape - Conical - - columnar-conical
20-30m (70-100ft). Given optimum conditions ultimately to 112m (365ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  6-9m (20-28ft)
 

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