Sequoia sempervirens


  • Family Taxodiaceae.
  • Native to California and Oregon.
  • In Hawaii, planted on upper elevation forest reserves, including Kokee (Kauai), Kula (Maui), Volcano Village and Piha (Hawaii). Photos from Hawaii Island.
  • Wood from old-growth trees from California lightweight, durable, and resistant to rot and termintes. Used in Hawaii for house siding and construction. Wood from Hawaii-grown trees knotty and not as durable, similar to second-growth redwood from California.
  • Weed Risk Assessment Score: -4 (low risk)

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