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The thickest, tallest, and oldest coast redwoods (Sequoia sempervirens)

More information about the coast redwood (Sequoia sempervirens).

Girth records

In this table of girth records worldwide only girth measurements made at a height between 1.30 m and 1.50 m are listed. Trees with multiple trunks are excluded.
Of course this inventory contains only tree records as far as they are registered on this site.

How to measure the girth of a tree?

NrCountryGirthLocationMeasurementYear
1United States24.69 mLost Monarch, Grove of the Titans, Jed Smith State Park John D Harvey2014
22.73 mDrury Scenic Pkwy in Prarie Creek State Park, Orick John D Harvey2013
21.95 mEl Viejo Del Norte (Old Man of the North), Grove of the Titans, Jed Smith State Park John D Harvey2014
2France9.29 mParc de l'Intermittente, Vals-les-Bains mairie072014
~3.50 mChâteau de Bazoches, BazochesJeroen Philippona2012
1.44 mParc de la Sauvagerie, Varennes-sur-Seine Han van Meegeren2012
3Ireland8.30 mWoodstock Gardens, Inistioge Leo Goudzwaard2014
8.17 mWoodstock Gardens, InistiogeTheTreeRegisterOwenJohnson2010
7.09 mWoodstock Gardens, InistiogeLeo Goudzwaard2014
4United Kingdom7.95 mTaymouth Castle estate, Aberfeldy TheTreeRegisterOwenJohnson2007
7.22 mStourhead, Stourton Jeroen Philippona2011
6.65 mStourhead, Stourton Jeroen Philippona2011
5Italy7.75 mChiavazza, Biella Tiziano Rootman Fratus2013
6.60 mBurcina, Pollone Tiziano Rootman Fratus2011
6Spain7.48 mParque Aiete, Donostia-San Sebastián Wim Brinkerink2012
5.85 mDe Masso, Beluso Gaspar Bernárdez Villegas 772008
4.97 mMasia El Noguer", ViladrauLluis?
7Germany5.44 mExotenwald, Weinheim Rainer Lippert2013
4.53 mIn a park, Insel Mainau Rainer Lippert2013
4.51 mIn a park, Insel Mainau Rainer Lippert2013
8Portugal~4.58 mPalace Hotel of Bussaco, LusoDean Nicolle2010
9Belgium3.71 mArboretum Tervuren, TervurenMarc Meyer2011
3.45 mArboretum Groenendaal, HoeilaartRedwoodMike2008
2.88 mKapelleberg, Winksele WiPe2011
10Netherlands3.42 mBoerhaavelaan 16, Eindhoven Nardo Kaandorp2012
2.57 mCastle Geldrop, GeldropNardo Kaandorp2013
2.56 mHoog Beek en Rooyen, ZeistJoris Hellevoort2011
11Austria1.20 m22. Bezirk, Donaustadt xena2014
~1.00 mSchönbrunn, Hietzing Scholem Alejchem2014
~1.00 mSchönbrunn, Hietzing Scholem Alejchem2014
12Slovakia82 cmSekvoja v botanickej zahrade UK, Botanical garden Martin Miklanek2012

Height records

In this table of height records worldwide only height measurements made by laser (like eg. the Nikon 550 Forestry) or tape drop are listed.
Of course this inventory contains only tree records as far as they are registered on this site.

How to measure the height of a tree?

NrCountryHeightLocationMeasurementYear
1United States115.72 mHyperion, Redwood National ParkSteve Sillett2012
99.00 mStout Tree, Stout Grove in Jedediah Smith State Park John D Harvey2013
98.76 mEl Viejo Del Norte (Old Man of the North), Grove of the Titans, Jed Smith State Park John D Harvey2014
2United Kingdom54.00 mCentre Parcs, Longleat ForestSteve Wollard & his students2010
49.00 mBodnant Garden, Conwy / Tal-y-CafnTheTreeRegisterOwenJohnson2010
47.00 mRhinefield Ornamental Drive, Lyndhurst Jeroen Philippona2013
3France53.50 mParc de l'Intermittente, Vals-les-Bains mairie072014
37.00 mChâteau de Bazoches, BazochesJeroen Philippona2012
4Portugal52.00 mPalace Hotel of Bussaco, LusoDean Nicolle2010
5Ireland42.60 mWoodstock Gardens, InistiogeLeo Goudzwaard2014
41.60 mWoodstock Gardens, Inistioge Leo Goudzwaard2014
6Germany42.50 mIn a park, Insel Mainau Rainer Lippert2013
40.50 mExotenwald, Weinheim Karlheinz & Rainer Lippert2013
36.00 mIn a park, Insel Mainau Rainer Lippert2013
7Spain40.90 mCentro de Interpretación Torre del Vinagre, Santiago-Pontones Monzon2013
8Belgium37.40 mArboretum Tervuren, TervurenMarc Meyer2011
36.80 mArboretum Groenendaal, HoeilaartLeo Goudzwaard2011
9Netherlands31.50 mHuis Verwolde, LarenLeo Goudzwaard2010
27.00 mHoog Beek en Rooyen, ZeistJoris Hellevoort2011
23.20 mVon Gimbornarboretum, DoornLeo Goudzwaard2011
10Slovakia10.50 mSekvoja v botanickej zahrade UK, Botanical garden Martin Miklanek2012

Age records

In this table of age estimates and measurements worldwide are shown. Of course this inventory contains only age records as far as they are registered on this site.

NrCountryAgeYearLocationMeasurementYear
1United States1714
± 200 y
300
± 200
Drury Scenic Pkwy in Prarie Creek State Park, Orick John D Harvey2014
1664
± 200 y
350
± 200
Howland Hill Giant, Howland Hill in Jed Smith redwoods state park John D Harvey2014
1614
± 100 y
400
± 100
Humboldt Redwoods State Park, Myers Flatt John D Harvey2014
2Italy198
± 10 y
1816
± 10
Villa Sammezzano, Reggello Tiziano Rootman Fratus2011
166 y1848Burcina, Pollone Tiziano Rootman Fratus2011
124
± 50 y
1890
± 50
Chiavazza, Biella Tiziano Rootman Fratus2013
3United Kingdom169 y1845Stourhead, Stourton Jeroen Philippona2011
161
± 10 y
1853
± 10
Stourhead, Stourton Jeroen Philippona2011
161
± 10 y
1853
± 10
Stourhead, Stourton Jeroen Philippona2011
4Ireland166 y1848Woodstock Gardens, Inistioge TheTreeRegisterOwenJohnson2013
166 y1848Woodstock Gardens, InistiogeTheTreeRegisterOwenJohnson2013
154
± 30 y
1860
± 30
Woodstock Gardens, Inistioge Martin Tijdgat2013
5France146
± 5 y
1868
± 5
Parc de l'Intermittente, Vals-les-Bains mairie072014
124
± 10 y
1890
± 10
De Mr Grousseau, Chemin rougedominigrou2012
114
± 20 y
1900
± 20
Château de Bazoches, BazochesJeroen Philippona2012
6Germany140 y1874Exotenwald, Weinheim RedwoodMike2012
57 y1957In a park, Insel Mainau Rainer Lippert2013
54 y1960Weinheimer Schloss, Weinheim Rainer Lippert2013
7Spain136
± 10 y
1878
± 10
Parque Aiete, Donostia-San Sebastián Wim Brinkerink2014
116 y1898Masia El Noguer", ViladrauLluis2013
103 y1911Mas Joan, Espinelves Lluis2013
8Belgium112
± 10 y
1902
± 10
Arboretum Tervuren, TervurenMarc Meyer2011
59
± 10 y
1955
± 10
Kapelleberg, Winksele WiPe2011
24 y1990Kapelleberg, WinkseleWiPe2011
9Australia84 y1930Cement Creek Rd, WarburtonPaulcal2012
10Netherlands54
± 5 y
1960
± 5
Hooglandseweg Noord, Amersfoort jan12012
53
± 5 y
1961
± 5
Boerhaavelaan 16, Eindhoven Nardo Kaandorp2012
26 y1988Third Millennium Tree, Ereprijs 4rpl0012011
11Austria14
± 1 y
2000
± 1
Josef Frank Gasse, Aspern xena2014
14
± 1 y
2000
± 1
22. Bezirk, Donaustadt xena2014

Records for all tree species worldwide.

 

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