Giant sequoia are the most massive epic trees on Earth with the tallest tree measuring 311 feet. They are long living trees with the oldest known tree dating over 3200 years old.
Sequoias, are in the genus Sequoiadendron giganteum along with the Giant Redwoods. The difference is in the trunk where the giant sequoia has an immense trunk with very slight taper and the redwood has a more slender trunk. The sequoia is the largest tree by volume and the redwood is the tallest tree.
The Giant Sequoia occurs naturally in groves on the western slopes of the Sierra Nevada mountain range of California. They can also be found in European countries where they have been cultivated in places like France, Italy, United Kingdom, Denmark as well as in the western Canadian regions, New Zealand and Australia.
How to Celebrate Giant Sequoia Tree Day
Draw a picture of a Giant Sequoia tree
Giant Sequoia trees are an iconic tree representing the most massive and king among trees. See if you can draw a Giant Sequoia tree that showcases these traits and share your drawings.
Plant a Giant Sequoia Tree
If you are looking for a new type of tree in your yard, consider planting a Giant Sequoia! If you are in a region where this epic tree will grow, be sure to plant it far enough away from any structures as the trees root system can cause issues as it grow as it has a strong vast root system.
Visit Sequoia National Park
Plan a visit to Sequoia National Park and see these epic trees live. It is an experience that will change your life, particularly if you are a nature or tree lover!
How Giant Sequoia Tree Day Unites People
Giant Sequoia Trees represent things majestic strength and longevity. Share your love and connect with others who share the passion for these epic trees.