sequoiadendron giganteum

Karsten Meyer meyek002 at
Thu Aug 21 02:14:42 EST 1997

Hello Bernie,

Sequoia trees grow quite well here in Germany, you find them very often in
Botanic Gardens or in parks. For transplanting, I second the suggestion to
wait for the next spring. Keep the plant in cool conditions during the

Best wishes,

In article <l03020907b0213357455d@[]>,
koning at ECSUC.CTSTATEU.EDU (Ross Koning) wrote:
> At 5:03 PM -0400 8/19/97, Bernhard Geissinger wrote:
> >Hello!
> >
> >Last year I started planting a sequoiadendron giganteum seed at home. No he
> >is one year old and I am just wondering under which conditions he will be
> >able to survive the next couple of years. My home is in Germany but until
> >now he is still inside the house. When do I have to put him in the yard?
> >
> I am not a sequoia specialist, but I can tell you that
> Sequoia trees live at high altitude and very cold
> winters.  So I'd bet that you can put the tree out
> in Germany and have it do quite well.  HOWEVER, I
> would do the transplanting in a spring. 

Karsten Meyer
Institute of Systematic Botany, University of Mainz
55099 Mainz - Germany
Tel: +49 (0)6131-39 25 91, Fax: +49 (0)6131- 39 35 24

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