National Botanic Garden of Belgium


Giant sequoia

Giant sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum) is a very large tree species: The world's largest in volume, weight and trunk diameter; among the oldest, after bristlecone pine (Pinus longaeva), and tallest after Eucalyptus and redwood (Sequoia sempervirens). The tree in the Garden is with 45 m the highest tree of the Garden and measures 579 cm (2001) in girth.

For a list of the champion trees of the Garden, click here.

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