Growing Redwoods - Knowledgebase Question

Hazleton, PA
Question by Pugliesj
September 16, 1998
Is it possible to plant and grow redwood trees in Allentown, PA?

Answer from NGA
September 16, 1998


Redwood (Sequoia sempervirens) is not quite winter hardy in your area; the tree also really needs a more humid atmosphere such as that found in the British Isles or our Pacific North West. A related tree, the Sierra Redwood (Sequioadendron giganteum) survives in Pennsylvania, however.

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