Sequoiadendron giganteum

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Giant Sequoia 

FAMILY: CUPRESSACEAE

Sequoiadendron giganteum - Giant Sequoia

About Giant Sequoia at OSU's Landscape Plants site

  • Native to western slopes of Sierra Nevadas.

  • Height can exceed 275’ and the circumference can be over 90’ (the largest in the world).

  • Needles are gray-green, sharp, cord-like, and surround the shoot.

  • Seed cones are 1.5-3.5” long and ovoid.

  • Rather common in Portland. Can easily be spotted by height and pointy top. Many planted around 1900.

Tree #LocationDimensionsPhoto and Notes
1252896 SW Patton Rd
Right Of Way
115' Height
60' Spread
25' Circ.

This tree is at the entrance to the residence driveway.

Sequoiadendron giganteum - Giant Sequoia
152Mt Tabor Park
Portland Parks & Recreation
200' Height
50' Spread
25.3' Circ

This tree is on the east side of the rectangular reservoir, on the west side of Mt. Tabor Park.

Sequoiadendron giganteum - Giant Sequoia
1582393 SW Park Pl, Un 101
Private, Rear Yard 
95' Height
52' Spread
22.1' Circ

This tree is not very visible from the street.

Sequoiadendron giganteum - Giant Sequoia
1655511 SE Hawthorne Blvd
Private, Side Yard
175' Height
60' Spread
23.3' Circ

This tree can be found along SE 55th Ave at this address.

Sequoiadendron giganteum - Giant Sequoia
2212234-2238 SW Vista Ave
Private, Front Yard
115' Height
60' Spread
25' Circ
Sequoiadendron giganteum - Giant Sequoia
2767404 N Oatman Ave
Private, Rear Yard
115' Height
60' Spread
25' Circ

This tree is partially visible from the street.

Sequoiadendron giganteum - Giant Sequoia
3075810 SE Taylor St
Private, Front Yard
120' Height
43' Spread
23.1' Circ.
Sequoiadendron giganteum - Giant Sequoia
386

3114 NW Thurman St

Private

142' Height

48' Spread

26.2' Circ.