Since the mid-19th century, redwoods in Central Europe have also been planted as (rare) park trees, mostly in spacious English landscaped gardens.
The cones of the giant sequoia trees open only after a forest fire. After many of the other competing plants are burned, the seeds can germinate undisturbed in the nutrient-rich ash layer. The giant sequoia can grow very old and grow enormously in width.
November 5, 2017
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