Sequoiadendron giganteum 'Pendulum'
Common name: 
Weeping Sierra Redwood
Weeping Giant Redwood
Pronunciation: 
se-KWOY-a-DEN-dron ji-GAN-te-um
Family: 
Cupressaceae
Type: 
Conifer
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • A tall, narrow pillar, only 3 ft (0.9 m) wide, often leans; short, pendulous branches, mane-like.  May develop a "grotesque shape" to some eyes, but to others "very interesting" (as is said of a friend's home-made wine).
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 6      Introduced in 1863 by a nurseryman of Nantes, France, in the North American nursery trade since about 1907.
  • Silverton, Oregon: The Oregon Garden - Conifer Garden
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