Sequoiadendron giganteum / Sequoia della California

Species: Sequoiadendron giganteum (Lindl.) Buchholz.
Italian common noun: Sequoia della California, Sequoia gigante
Synonim: Sequoia gigantea
Family: Taxodiaceae
Natural shapesTrees EvergreenFull sunPartial shade
Climate resistance: + / -20° CClimate resistance: + / -20° C
- Legislative Decree no. 151

Origin: Sierra Nevada, California

Botanical characteristics: It is a large evergreen conifer, considered the longest-living and thickest trunk in the world (more than 100m high. and circumference up to 30m.). It has conical growth habit when young and then columnar. Trunk is erect and branches at regular stages, curved downward. Bark is very thick, soft, cracked, reddish-brown. Leaves are clearly wedge-shaped, glaucous green, aromatic and arranged radially on twigs. It is a dioecious plant with separated male and female flowers but on the same plant. The female cones are ovoid, about 7 cm long, initially green, then brown and persist on the plant for several years.

Agronomic and environmental characteristics: It prefers cool, deep, moist but well-drained soils.

Use: It is grown as ornamental plant, used as single specimen in large-sized parks and gardens. It is frequent in dendrological collections.

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Produzione Note Altezza Circonferenza tronco Diametro/Lato chioma Q.tà  
Vaso 9.9.13 Vaso 9.9.13
Vaso Ø 18 Vaso Ø 18
Zolla 175-200 cm
Zolla 200-250 cm
Zolla 250-300 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 300-350 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 350-400 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 400-450 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 450-500 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 500-600 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 600-700 cm