#99 WELLINGTONIA Sequoiadendron giganteum (a.k.a. GIANT SEQUOIA/SIERRA REDWOOD )

Native to Northern California and the Western slopes of the Sierra Nevada. Introduced to the UK in 1853.

Entry in Hammond’s Plant Register:

‘Cheals 1916  2ft.11ins.

4 or 5 larger specimens having died off each year.

9ft.10ins. (1924);    26ft.10ins. (Jan.1934)’