Giant Sequoia – Largest living creature on earth
By Gray Bear
Giant Sequoia is the massive or largest tree in the world. It is considered to be the largest living creature on earth. It is located in the gigantic jungle of sequoia national park at Tulare County. The Giant Sequoia is the tallest, broadest and longest living tree in the world. It is in height of 87 m and circumference of 34 m. This tree will mostly grow in evergreen forests in California. It will produce in well defined grooves along with other kinds of old species like incense cedar. The neighboring trees are also slight large and so the gorgeous height of the sequoia is not extremely appreciated. The width of the giant sequoia can also compare to the size of the street. The Giant sequoia is said to be the largest tree in the world as due to its height and width. Most the people will not realize the presence of this largest tree.
General Sherman is also referred to as Giant Sequoia The trees nearby to the sequoia are also larger and wider than giant sequoia and it is cut down in the middle of 1940. It produces excessive amounts of woods per year as per its growth. It is nearly equal to the diameter of the giant tree. It is also considered as fastest growing tree on the planet. As per the terms of mass enhancement, it can grow to its extreme level of height every year. The bark of the tree is a fire resistant and its cones will get open after the occurrence of fire. It will not mostly affect with forest fire but most of the trees are getting affected as due to the forest fire. These kinds of fire occurrence are the main cause for its collapse and it leads to the weak of its tree structure.
General Sherman – A largest tree in the world
The largest tree in the world is a giant Sequoia tree which is located in the California’s Sequoia National park in the United Sates. It is the well known largest tree in the world and has an age of 2000 to 3000 years. The General Sherman is a largest known living single stem tree on the earth. This tree is neither tallest nor widest and its distinction belongs to the Hyperion tree. The height of the largest tree is 83.8 meters, a diameter of 25 feet and its volume of 52,513 Cu ft. However, it is one of the longest lived of all other trees on the planet which is nevertheless among the widest, tallest and longest.
According to scientific research, the General Sherman is the largest currently living tree in the world. The dimensions of this largest tree are average crown spread of 32.5 m, circumference at ground of 31.3 m, diameter of largest branch is 6.8 ft, maximum diameter at base is 36.5 ft, estimated mass is 2,105 short tons, estimated bole mass is 2,472,000 lbs and the height of the first large branch above the base is 130.0 ft. Therefore, the General Sherman is not the largest tree known to all humans in the world.