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Giant sequoia along the Vuchterstraat

This page contains specific information about giant sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum) '1359', which can be found along the Vuchterstraat in Putbroek (municipality of Echt-Susteren).

Girth growth rate

The girth was measured more than once:
YearGirth@1.3 mMeasurementGirth growth rate
20082.23 mSteven Jansen-
20132.79 msjir11 cm/year

The growth rate shown in the table shows the yearly average increase in girth since the last measurement. This value only gives an indication of the growth rate, since every measurement could be done at slightly different heights and during different periods of the year. Its height is exactly 21 m (May 26, 2013, laser with Sine method (e.g. Nikon Forestry 550 laser rangefinder), sjir). This tree was planted in 1980, which makes it exactly 35 years old (sjir, Feb 28, 2013).

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The photos are provided by Steven Jansen.

Vuchterstraat, picture by Steven Jansen, 2008-01-16

Vuchterstraat, picture by Steven Jansen, 2008-01-16

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