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Coast Redwood

Sequoia sempervirens

Native to Pacific Northwest Valuable to wildlife

Characteristics:
Large, evergreen conifer tree, densely branched, gracefully pyramidal in youth. Sempervirens refers to the evergreen characteristic.

Growing Conditions:
Prefers sun or partial shade and moist, acidic, deep, well-drained soils.

Uses:
Great iconic yard tree.

Height:
75' at maturity

Width:
30' at maturity

Shape:
Pyramidal

Flowers:
Inconspicuous flowers.

Leaves:
Needles are dark green, single, flat, stiff and sharp pointed.

Bark:
Reddish-brown, strappy bark in youth becoming thick and somewhat spongy with age.