PLANTS OF SEQUOIA SEMPERVIRENS - CALIFORNIA REDWOOD
Impressive tree used as a specimen tree in big gardens or parks. Timber. Bonsai.
Evergreen tree growing up to 100m or more. Pyramidal shape and thick trunk. Needle-like and dark green leaves. Brown-reddish cones.
It grows on silty soils from neutral to acid ones. It is widely used for its wood and ornamental value. The Redwood longevity can reach as much as 3,000 years of age.
Dig a hole at least two or three times as wide and deep as the root ball. Take out the plant from the container and loosen roots to allow them to spread out in all direction. Cut possible broken roots. Mix the soil extracted with a substrate and fill part of the hole with the mixture obtained. Place the plant in the hole and cover with the remaining mixture. Compact the soil around the plant and water thoroughly.