Sequoiadendron giganteum

Botanical Name: Sequoiadendron giganteum

Phonetic: see-kwoy-uh-DEN-dron jy-GAN-tee-um

Common Name(s): Giant Sequoia, Big Tree

Family: Taxodiaceae, Cupressaceae
Origin: California, southern Sierra Nevada
Plant Type: Coniferous tree
Persistence: Evergreen

Leaf Type: Needle-like
Number of Leaflets:
Leaf Color: Dark green
Fall Color: –
Texture: Fine
Density: Open
Bloom Season: Non-flowering
Flower Color(s): Non-flowering

Exposure: Full sun to part shade
USDA: 6-8
Climate Zone(s): 1-9,14-17
Growth Rate: Slow               
Height: 260+ Feet
Spread:25-60 Feet
Hydrozone: Medium
Pest/Diseases: Dieback, blight, butt rot
Soil: Deep soil

Features: Pyramidal shape, reddish colored bark, cold tolerant
Uses: Specimen, greenbelts, parks

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