A Sequoia sempervirens in Jedediah Smith State Park is registered as a California Big Tree. It measures 321 feet high, with a trunk circumference of 950 inches and a crown spread of 80 feet.
- Shape: Conical
- Foliage: Evergreen, Linear, Medium to Dark Green,
- Height: 70 - 100 feet. In the wild may reach 365 feet.
- Width: 15 - 30 feet.
- Flowers: Inconspicuous. Brown. Flowers in Spring or Winter.
- Fruit: Brown Cone, Medium (0.50 - 1.50 inches), fruiting in Fall or Winter.
- Bark: Red Brown, Fibrous or Furrowed.
- Shading Capacity: Dense in Leaf.
- Litter Issues: Dry Fruit.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
- Zones: Sunset 4 - 9 and 14 – 24, USDA Hardiness 8 - 10.
- Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Pests & Disease Information
- Resistant: Oak Root Fungus.
- Susceptible: Beetle Borers and Redwood Bark Beetle, Phytophthora, Cypress Canker and Root Rot.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
- Branch Strength: Strong.
- Root Damage Potential: Low.
- Health Hazard: Allergy
- Biogenic Emissions: Moderate.
- Attracts: Birds
SelecTree. "Sequoia sempervirens Tree Record." 1995-2018. Feb 26, 2018.
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