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Sequoia sempervirens 'Nana Pedula'

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Species Name: Sequoia sempervirens 'Nana Pendula'
Common Name: Nana Pendula Coast Redwood

This unusual groundcover form of Sequoia drapes over boulders or retaining walls. Somewhat heat tolerant, but needs part shade and regular water. Grows more slowly than the tree form, achieving a spread of 6-12 feet in 10 years.

Plant Family: Taxodiaceae
Plant Type: Groundcover
Height by Width: 2' H x 6-12' W
Growth Habit: Spreading
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Sun on the coast, partial sun inland
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Moderate to regular
Cold Hardy to: 35 degrees F
Flower Season: Cones
Flower Color: Cones
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: Selected for the garden
Natural Habitat: Selected for the garden


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