Wellingtonia Seed

Sequoiadendron giganteum

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Wellingtonia is a Californian giant, not as tall, but with a wider girth than the Californian Redwood(Sequoia sempervirens). Young specimens are conical and densely branched producing a large elegant evergreen tree. The leaves are similar to Leyland cypress, being shortish hard scales. Thick rusty coloured fibrous bark, fissured and ridged when mature, but very soft.

 

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Description

Sequoiadendron giganteum

Common name: Wellingtonia

Native: Western slopes of the Sierra Nevada, California.

Provenance: USA

Size and spread (10 years): 8m

Treatment required: Requires pre chill.

Seeds / kg: 224,300     30% viable

Ideal sowing period: Spring

Soil conditions: Grows in almost any soil in temperate climates.

Planting instructions:

Mature height: 80m

Additional information

Weight 5.00 g
Size

Mini Seed Pack (25 seeds approx.), Seed Pack (650 seeds approx.)

Genus

Sequoiadendron

Family

Taxodiacea

Hardiness

Hardy

Life Cycle

tree

Evergreen

evergreen

Requires

part shade, sun