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The thickest, tallest, and oldest dawn redwoods (Metasequoia glyptostroboides)

More information about the dawn redwood (Metasequoia glyptostroboides).

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
1Germany5.25 mBotanischer Garten, Frankfurt am Main Rainer Lippert2013
4.83 mLindenhofparks, Schachen Rainer Lippert2012
4.62 mRose garden of the city, Zweibrucken Sisley2011
2Netherlands5.12 mPark Kalheupink, Oldenzaal Leo Goudzwaard2010
4.46 mCantonspark, Baarn Leo Goudzwaard2009
4.44 mHuize Voorburg, Vught Nardo Kaandorp2011
3United Kingdom4.88 mFellows' Garden, Clare College, Cambridge TheTreeRegisterOwenJohnson2014
4.53 mWoking Park, Woking TheTreeRegisterOwenJohnson2006
3.30 mRoyal Botanic Gardens, KewTheTreeRegisterOwenJohnson2010
4Austria4.48 mDoblhoffpark, Baden Scholem Alejchem2013
4.02 mKurpark Oberlaa, Oberlaa Scholem Alejchem2014
3.95 mBad Gleichenberg, Bad Gleichenberg Scholem Alejchem2013
5United States3.99 mBiltmore Estate, AshevilleBrian Beduhn2012
2.43 mStreet called Payne, Louisvillemetarayray2012
1.87 mByerly st, Mount Airy rojolly2013
6Belgium3.38 m'De Gerstjens', Erembodegem WiPe2013
3.25 mKapelleberg, Winksele WiPe2013
3.09 mDierenpark Planckendael, Muizen WiPe2011
7Romania3.34 mParcul Dendrologic Simeria, Simeria zoardb2012
8France3.34 mJardin Botanique, Strasbourg Wim Brinkerink2014
9Slovakia3.20 mMetasekvoja pri hospodarskych budovach VIII-6, Arboretum Mlynany Martin Miklanek2013
3.10 mMetasekvoja v Topolciankach, Chateau Topolcianky Martin Miklanek2012
2.50 mMetasekvoja pri hospodarskych budovach VIII-5, Arboretum MlynanyMartin Miklanek2013
10Spain2.54 mCerca del molino, Pazo de Lourizan Gaspar Bernárdez Villegas 772008

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 States39.65 mBiltmore Estate, AshevilleBrian Beduhn2012
27.40 mStreet called Payne, Louisvillemetarayray2012
2Germany39.20 mExotenwald, Weinheim Karlheinz, KoutaR & Rainer Lippert2013
36.00 mExotenwald, Weinheim Rainer Lippert2013
34.00 mExotenwald, Weinheim Rainer Lippert2013
3Netherlands33.40 mPark Sonsbeek - Zijpendaal - Gulden Bodem, ArnhemJeroen Philippona2014
28.80 mZocherpark, UtrechtLeo Goudzwaard2011
28.20 mHoek Molenstraat/Dorpsstraat, Hemmen Leo Goudzwaard2010
4Spain33.20 mCerca del molino, Pazo de Lourizan Gaspar Bernárdez Villegas 772008
5Slovakia32.80 mMetasekvoja cinska v Horskom parku III-3, Horsky parkMartin Miklanek2013
30.60 mMetasekvoja cinska v Horskom parku III-2, Horsky parkMartin Miklanek2013
30.60 mMetasekvoja pri hospodarskych budovach VIII-5, Arboretum MlynanyMartin Miklanek2013
6Romania29.80 mParcul Dendrologic Simeria, Simeria zoardb2012
7Belgium27.10 mArboretum Tervuren, Tervuren Marc Meyer2011
24.80 mParc Léopold, Brussels Marc Meyer2011
24.40 mCitadelpark, GhentMartin Tijdgat2014
8United Kingdom26.00 mCanal Gardens, Roundhay, Leeds RedRob2013
23.50 mFellows' Garden, Clare College, Cambridge TheTreeRegisterOwenJohnson2014

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
1Netherlands81
± 5 y
1933
± 5
Jochumhof, Steyl Han van Meegeren2012
67 y1947Botanische tuin, Delft Wim Brinkerink2013
67 y1947Botanische tuin, Delft Wim Brinkerink2013
2Belgium66 y1948Botanical garden of Ghent University, Ghent Tim B2011
66 y1948Arboretum Tervuren, Tervuren Conifers2012
65 y1949Dierenpark Planckendael, Muizen Tim B2011
3United Kingdom66 y1948Fellows' Garden, Clare College, Cambridge TheTreeRegisterOwenJohnson2014
65 y1949Royal Botanic Gardens, KewTim B2011
54
± 5 y
1960
± 5
Wayford Woods, Crewkerne TheTreeRegisterOwenJohnson2013
4Germany65 y1949Schau- und Sichtungsgarten Hermannshof, Weinheim Rainer Lippert2013
64 y1950Botanischer Garten, Frankfurt am Main Rainer Lippert2013
62 y1952In a park, Insel Mainau Rainer Lippert2013
5United States64 y1950William Marberry Dawn Redwood Tree, Southern Illinois University Campus bgodwin19872013
64
± 4 y
1950
± 4
Biltmore Estate, AshevilleBrian Beduhn2013
62
± 60 y
1952
± 60
MSU Beal Botonical Gardens, East Lansing Appleseed992013
6Austria60 y1954Vor dem Naturbad, Gloggnitz Scholem Alejchem2013
57 y1957Bad Gleichenberg, Bad Gleichenberg Scholem Alejchem2013
7France59 y1955Jardin Botanique, Strasbourg Wim Brinkerink2014
8Slovakia56 y1958Modrovska metasekvoja, Kindergarten Martin Miklanek2012
49
± 5 y
1965
± 5
Metasekvoje v Blatnom, Hostaky Martin Miklanek2012
49
± 5 y
1965
± 5
Metasekvoje v Blatnom, Hostaky Martin Miklanek2012
9Spain54 y1960Cerca del molino, Pazo de LourizanGaspar Bernárdez Villegas 772012
54 y1960Cerca del molino, Pazo de Lourizan Gaspar Bernárdez Villegas 772012
10Japan46 y1968Kosugidani, Yakushima Jenny2012
11Slovenia44
± 10 y
1970
± 10
Stadt Maribor, Maribormamutovec2012
34
± 10 y
1980
± 10
Fluss Sava (300 Baume M.glyptostrobides), Sentjakobmamutovec2012

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