Introduction

Would you like to know more about Redwood trees – if so there are some pretty neat facts about them that I am going to share with you in this report. This is a fun way for you to know about Redwoods, and you can become an expert on them. How many facts do you know about redwoods? Well, first I will describe how tall they are. And then how long they’ve been around.

Do you know how tall redwood trees are?

The towering redwood s height is one of its most special features, they are the giant among trees. A redwood can reach the height of 350 or more Christ Atkins and his team discovered the 3 Stratosphere Giants; The tallest of the three trees that he and his team discovered are the Hyperion, which measures 378.1 feet. the Helios which towers at at 376.3 feet, and the Icarus, which stands at a towering 371.2 feet, as you can imagine these are very tall trees.

Do you know how long redwood trees have been around?

It is said that the Redwood trees are one of the oldest living species, and is a possibility that they have been around between 10 -70 million years. They have been around before and after the dinosaurs and since the ice age. Some of the Redwoods are much, much younger than the 2000 year old redwood trees.

Do you know Where Redwoods grow?

It is said that the Redwood trees are one of the oldest living species, and is a possibility that they have been around between 10 -70 million years. They have been around before and after the dinosaurs and since the ice age. Some of the Redwoods are much, much younger than the 2000 year old redwood trees.

Did you know that Redwoods are a great habitat?

Redwood trees help maintain a stable, human friendly climate, they capture carbon dioxide from cars. Several wild and endangered creatures like mountain lions cobo salmon and marbled muleteer (a sea bird); depend on the local redwood forests for their survival. It is a migration corridor and offers a healthy habitat for mammals, fish and birds. The Coastal Redwoods thrive on heavy fogs that pull moisture into their needles which are important to the life cycle of these trees.

How long do you think redwood trees live?

The oldest living redwood trees are between the age of 800 to 2,000 years or older according to Redwood State and National Parks in Northern California.

Did you know?

Redwood trees are valuable to humans because of their resistance to insects, fire and rot. Redwood trees are known for having what is called Tannin in them which protects the tree from fire, insects, fungus and diseases, so far there is no insect that has been able to destroy a redwood tree; fire is not even a threat to the Redwood tree because the trunk is so thick, it has a lot of water inside the tree, and the bark doesn’t have a flammable resin.

Conclusion

These are all the interesting facts that I found out about Redwood trees. I hope you thought they were just as interesting as they were to me.

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Hope you enjoyed my info on Redwood Trees