The Giant – Sequoia sempervirens
This coastal redwood, named The Giant, lives in the Henry Cowell State Park in California, USA. It is approximately 270 feet tall (82 metres), over 17 feet wide (5 metres), with an age estimated at around 1,500 years old.
The coastal redwoods surrounding The Giant are part of a community. They entwine their roots around each other giving them strength and enabling them stability from strong coastal winds. These forest giants are truly connected. This tree was capturedwith infrared.