Sierra Redwood Tree

Sierra Redwood Tree

Sierra Redwood Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Sequsiadendron giaganteum
Hardiness Zones:   6 to 8
Growth_Rate:   Medium
Site Requirements:   Sun; well drained soil; drought tolerant
Texture:   Fine
Form:   Dense; pyramidal to oval in youth; loses lower branches with age; narrow pyramidal crown
Height:   60 to 75
Weight:   25 to 30'
Leaf:   Short bluish green needles with a fine point
Flower/Fruit:   1.5 to 3" cones; reddish brown
Comments:    Grows 250 to 300' in the wild; reddish brown spongy textured bark
Habit:   Evergreen
Cultivars:   Hazel Smith