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Sequoia gigantea

Giant Redwood

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Features

  • Height30m to 95m
  • Spread10m to 20m
  • Growth HabitUpright conical
  • Leaf ColourGreen-grey

Description

Sequoia gigantea (Giant Redwood). This species is a evergreen, coniferous tree growing to 95m with thick spongy rusty red-brown bark. The green-grey leaves are whorled and scaled and are followed by ellipsoid cones.

Characteristics

Evergreen, Conifer or Tree

Origin

West coast of U.S.A

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

It will survive in a wide range of climates. They prefer full sun or partial-shade with deep, well-drained soil.

Propagation

Propagate from seeds or cutting.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Honey fungus may be a problem; young plants are more susceptible.

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