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SEQUOIADENDRON giganteum

Commonly known as California big tree, Sierra redwood

Very thick, fissured bark. One of the largest growing trees
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SEQUOIADENDRON giganteum

 
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  • Evergreen
    grey-green leaves to 7mm (¼in) long are arranged radially and point forward on the shoots.
  • Height
    80m (260ft)
  • Spread
    10m (33ft)
  • Conifer
    Produces ovoid, mid-green female cones 4.5cm (1¾in) long, ripening to brown and persisting for many years.
  • Tree
  • 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
  • Good to know
    introduced into UK by Cornish plant hunter William Lobb (1809-64), in 1853.
  • Pests & Diseases
    susceptible to honey fungus
  • Place of origin
    USA (Sierra Nevada, California)
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Acicular see photos above
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
  • Tree Shape
    Conical - becoming columnar
80m (260ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  10m (33ft)
 

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