The poet Wendell Berry said: “Ask the questions that Giant sequoia is an evergreen tree, reaching up to 100 feet tall and 50 feet wide. The giant sequoia grows to a height of 60–200' and a spread of 25–35' at maturity. : to lift the dormancy, grab a paper towel. Trees are pyramid-shaped and produce reddish-brown oval cones. Giant Sequoia Bonsai Care The Sequoiadendron giganteum is only unique in its care requirements to other more common bonsai tree species in the water requirements. Sequoia (Sequoia sempervirens) seedlings may be available as 1- to 2-gallon size nursery plants, or you can grow your own from seed. With the giant sequoia, constantly moist soil is preferred. For such a large tree, reaching heights to 360 feet tall and 65 feet wide in nature, sequoia has Giant Sequoia Trees: A Field Guide A giant sequoia tree is a commitment. The tallest on record stands at 311 feet, and the oldest has been living for 3,500 years. Like most coniferous trees, the seeds of giant sequoia trees need to spend a bit of time in the cold to soften their shell and lift the seed dormancy. I add 3 inches of mulch every fall. The foliage is dense, prickly, with gray-green leaves. Sequoiadendron giganteum 'Pendulum' - Weeping Giant Sequoia These imperial, ghostly weeping giant Sequoia trees provide a stupendous display wherever they are planted. Growth Rate This tree grows at a medium rate, with height increases of 13–24" per year. I hope it will next year. Growing up to 25 feet tall with a 3 to 4 foot wide spread, narrow central leaders bend and twist as they reach toward the sky. Last winter we dropped down to 0 degrees which is Here's a method I found online: to lift the dormancy, grab a paper towel. My Weeping Giant Sequoia has been through 2 growing seasons and it has filled out nicely but hasn't gotten any taller. A period of 4 weeks is a good minimum.