Giant Sequoia

Sequoiadendron giganteum

The Giant Sequoia is an impressive addition to any landscape. It grows to magnificent heights and gains enormous trunk girth. A large landscape is necessary because size will be difficult to control. The giant sequoia is extremely long lived and is highly regarded as one of the most majestic trees. 

 
Zones: Hardy to Zone 6
Leaf Description: Evergreen, scale like and sharply pointed
Mature Height: 80 to 100 ft in landscapes, larger in the wild
Mature Spread: 20 to 30 ft
Growth Rate: Moderate
Habit: Broadly pyramidal
Light Requirements: Prefers full sun
Soil Tolerances: Prefers a deep rich soil with plenty of moisture