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Giant sequoia in a private garden in Châlus

There is one giant sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum) in a private garden in Châlus.

This could be the French Champion Giant Sequoia: 12m60 at 1m50 to be confirmed. Challengers are mainly in Alsace, Pyrénées and West coast including Normandy.

The girth of the tree is 12.60 m measured at a height of 1.30 m (2010, Marc Meyer). Its height is not known.

Age

The age of the tree was estimated by these persons:
YearPlanting or germination yearAgeMeasurement
Oct 1, 20111853161 yTim B
Jan 8, 20121853161 yJeroen Philippona

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Giant sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum) "1804"

Private garden, picture by Marc Meyer, 2012-07-06

Private garden, picture by Marc Meyer, 2012-07-06

Private garden, picture by Vincent Mauritz, 1993-07-00

This older picture shows the tree as it was before the lightning strike that made the tree loose a major part of its crown.

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References

Monumental trees in Châlus
Monumental trees in Haute-Vienne
Monumental trees in France

 

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