The Stately Redwood – SEQUOIADENDRON giganteum

SEQUOIADENDRON giganteum - Giant Wellingtonia Redwood - Wanaka - June

Giant Wellingtonia Redwood – A majestic tree with very stately form. Excellent for an avenue with heritage as shown in this planting in Wanaka. These trees were planted approx. 10 years ago and are now looking stunning. A large tree requiring space but providing great heritage in the years to follow…

Available in a range of sizes now:

SEQUOIADENDRON giganteum 25lt - Jan

SEQUOIADENDRON giganteum, Giant Wellingtonia Redwood, 25lt container, approx. 1.5m now

SEQUOIADENDRON giganteum 80lt - Jan

SEQUOIADENDRON giganteum, Giant Wellingtonia Redwood, 80lt container, approx. 2.2m+ now

SEQUOIADENDRON giganteum 200lt - Jan

SEQUOIADENDRON giganteumGiant Wellingtonia Redwood, 200lt container, 3.5m now



Interesting SEQUOIADENDRON giganteum – Giant Wellingtonia Redwood  Tree Facts

“These lovely trees Native to USA were first discovered in the mid-19th century”

The Sequoiadendron were initially given the name Wellingtonia gigantea, which was in reference to the Duke of Wellington who passed away in 1852, although this name was botanically incorrect and was corrected to Sequoiadendron giganteum some years later. However, the first name has held, and is common to be still called Wellingtonia.

“The bark of the Wellingtonia is fire resistant, which helps it to resist forest fires in its homeland

“The Sequoiadendron is known to be one of the largest living things on earth. General Sherman is the largest known tree located in the Giant Forest of Sequoia National Park in Tulare County, in the U.S. state of California. By volume, it is the largest known living single stem tree on Earth