Redwood FAQ

The redwoods native to California have a mountain species called giant sequoia and a coastal species called coast redwood. Giant sequoias are the most massive single-stemmed trees on Earth, while coast redwoods are the tallest. Each species is best suited to different conditions because of their specific adaptations. Below is a table of their most important attributes that is useful for understanding if they will do well for your needs. This table is a supplement to the FAQ below for growing redwoods in the Pacific Northwest (PNW).

redwoods faq chart

Redwood FAQ

Planting, establishment, and growth

Ecology and Ethics

Silviculture (the combined process of preparing a site, planting and tending trees, harvesting trees, and selling the logs)