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Name: Stephen E.
Status: other
Age: 40s
Location: N/A
Country: N/A
Date: Wednesday, August 28, 2002


Question:
We have about 20 Sequoia Redwood Trees growing currently in Menlo Park, CA. Ages range from 5-15 years, yet only one of the youngest has started growing cones... as many as 50 on a branch. What is so special about this? This tree is located in the middle of the grove and it's approximately 20 feet tall, the larger ones are 80+ feet tall.


Replies:
Interesting example of variability.

Possibly of interest:

http://wpsm.net/Sequoia%20(1974).pdf

http://www.batnet.com/askmar/Redwoods/Sequoia.html

http://www.nps.gov/seki/fire/abstr17.htm

Sincerely,

Anthony R. Brach



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