Common Name: Sierra redwood
Origin/Ecology: Native to southwest U.S.
Habit: Widely pyramidal, stiffly upright, dense, to >30m tall, >25m wide.
Leaves: Overlapping awl-like, sharp pointed, voluminous, on cord-like branches.
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Flowers and Fruit: Green-brown seed cones.
Bark: Thick, cinnamon red, spongy bark, deeply fissured.
Water Use, Soil: Well-drained.
Exposure: Full sun to part shade.
Landscape Uses: Specimen, wind break.
Limitations: Dieback, root rot.