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anonymous
 one year ago
How deep is the root system of a giant sequoia?
anonymous
 one year ago
How deep is the root system of a giant sequoia?

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Giant sequoias can grow to be about 30 feet (9 meters) in diameter and more than 250 feet (76 meters) tall. The biggest of these behemoths is General Sherman, a giant sequoia in Sequoia National Park. General Sherman stands 275 feet (84 meters) tall, has a 102foot (31 meters) circumference, and weighs an incredible 2.7 million pounds (1.2 million kilograms). Giant sequoias can live to 3,000 years, with the oldest on record living more than 3,500 years. Mature sequoias lack branches on the lower half of their trunks. Sequoia trunks taper as they rise, forming a rounded top where individual branches sweep downward. Their green leaves are small, scalelike, and arranged in spirals. Both male and females cones are carried on the same tree.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0its 4 meters (13 feet). The sequoias root system is wide spreading, but shallow. There is no taproot. A mature sequoia's roots can occupy over 1 acre of earth and contain over 90,000 cubic feet of soil.
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