Sequoia gigantea (Giant Sequoia, Sierra Redwood, Dr. Seuss Tree)

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Sequoia gigantea (Giant Sequoia, Sierra Redwood, Dr. Seuss Tree) specimens are the world's largest trees. They reach a height of (164–279 ft) on average, with trunk diameters varying from (20–26 ft). Seeds are used to rejuvenate the giant sequoia. The seed cones are 4–7 cm tall and mature in 18–20...
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Sequoia gigantea (Giant Sequoia, Sierra Redwood, Dr. Seuss Tree) specimens are the world's largest trees. They reach a height of (164–279 ft) on average, with trunk diameters varying from (20–26 ft). Seeds are used to rejuvenate the giant sequoia. The seed cones are 4–7 cm tall and mature in 18–20 months, however they can last up to 20 years if they are kept green and closed. Each cone includes 30–50 spirally organized scales, each containing multiple seeds, for a total of 230 seeds per cone. Seeds are dark brown in color, long and wide, and have a 1-millimeter wide yellow-brown wing on each side.

Botanical Name : Sequoia gigantea

Common Name : Giant Sequoia, Sierra Redwood, Dr. Seuss Tree

Height : 164 - 279 ft

Spread : 70 ft

Germination Info : Seed requires 21-30 days cold moist stratification

Hardiness zone : 6-8

Other info :  Seed and seedlings prone to damping off. Use a fungicide in stratification. Hydrogen peroxide soaks of 12 hours may be used as an anti-fungicidal soak instead of specific fungicides. Germination Range: 20-40%

Average seed per ounce : Approx. 5375

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