Sequoiadendron giganteum also mammoth tree called, is a family of the cypress and becomes more than 80 meters high. Coming from Calafornië and especially the Sierra Nevada mountain range.
The growth shape is conical and light-branched branches.
This particular solitary is winter green and is of course a great eye-catcher for the garden.
In wood production, this is the world's heavier tree, trees with a stem perimeter of more than 30 meters and a height of 80 meters deliver 1500 cubic meters of wood. These giants are over 3000 years old. In Europe, the largest tree in Belgium has a stem circumference of almost 10 meters.
In the summer during extreme heat and / or drought, this type of extra water may be gained, which will immediately benefit growth. The Sequoia giganteum is a fairly fast grower. The leaf is gray / green in color and good winter green.
Winter hardness zone 6b (-20ºC).