A Sequoiadendron giganteum in Sequoia National Park is registered as a California Big Tree. It measures 261 feet high, with a trunk circumference of 1024 inches and a crown spread of 106 feet.
- Shape: Conical
- Foliage: Evergreen, Scalelike, Gray Green, No Change, Evergreen.
- Height: 60 - 100. May reach 260 feet
- Width: 30 - 50 feet
- Flowers: Inconspicuous. Flowers in Spring.
- Fruit: Brown or Red Cone, Large (1.50 - 3.00 inches), fruiting in Fall or Winter.
- Bark: Red Brown, Fissured.
- Shading Capacity: Dense in Leaf.
- Litter Issue: Dry Fruit.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
- Zones: Sunset 1 - 9 and 14 – 23, USDA Hardiness 6 - 9.
- Exposure: Full Sun.
Pests & Disease Information
- Susceptible: Carpenter Ant, Annosus Root Disease, Oak Root Rot and Phytophthora Root Rot.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
- Branch Strength: Strong.
- Root Damage Potential: Moderate.
- Health Hazard: None Known
- Biogenic Emissions: Moderate.
SelecTree. "Sequoiadendron giganteum Tree Record." 1995-2018. Feb 28, 2018.
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