Massachusetts giant sequoia. Winter view of Melrose tree grown from seed collected by Phil Di Marchi while visiting CA in This winter view was taken in Thanks Phil for sharing this image. 37 foot giant sequoia tree of town of Hingham. The large pine to the left is about 80' and there are more further to the left at about 90'. Jul 09, Giant sequoias are adapted to periodic fire. Sequoia bark typically protects the trees against significant damage. At up to 18 inches (46 cm) thick and extremely fibrous, sequoia bark not only resists burning but also insulates the tree against fire's heat.
Should fire penetrate the bark and scar the living tissue, new growth may heal the scar. Oct 04, On Friday, two giant sequoia trees fell over side by side, blocking a portion of the short, but popular, Trail of the Giants in the southern Sierra-Nevada bushfelling.buzz one was hurt, but a visitor happened to capture the last few seconds of the fall on video (two more videos below shows the above video in a vertical frame/slow motion and the tree right after it hit the ground).Estimated Reading Time: 1 min.
Feb 16, The following summer, a tunnel was cut through the fallen log as a visitor attraction. When it fell, the tree stood feet high ( meters) and was 21 feet in diameter at the base ( meters). The tree's age when it fell has not been determined, but probably exceeded 2, years. Oct 25, Two Giant Sequoia trees that fell in September at the Trail of Giants grove. The public was invited to view the trees on October 22, and provide inp.