CAPIS: CALIFORNIA PLANT INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Photo Credits: 2001 Robert Potts, California Academy of Sciences | 2006 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy | 1999 Charles Webber California Academy of Sciences

USDA Zones: 6-10
Sunset Zones: 1-5, 7-9, 14-23
Jepson Bioregions: See map
Sun: Full
Water: Moderate
Soil: Well-drained
Drought Tolerant: No
Flood Tolerant: No
Clay Tolerant: No
Serpentine Tolerant: No
Habit: Tree
Size: 50 ft wide x 100 ft high
Form: Tree - Columnar
Flower Color: Inconspicuous
Flower Season: Inconspicuous
Foliage Color: Green
Foliage Texture: Fine
Deciduous: No
Fall Color: None
Fruit: Inconspicuous
Growth Rate: Fast
Decorative Bark: No
Special: None

Natural range in California

The map below shows regions where Giant sequoia grows naturally. The state is divided into bioregions based on geophysical and climatic boundaries. Plants found in your bioregion are most likely to thrive with minimal interventions such as water, climate modification, and maintenance. To find out which bioregion you are in, visit the Map of Jepson Bioregions.