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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-7529

1120 SW Fifth Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

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Sequoiadendron giganteum

Giant Sequoia LeafGiant Sequoia 


About Giant Sequoia at OSU's Landscape Plants site

  • Native to western slopes of Sierra Nevadas.

  • Height can exceed 275’ and the circumference can be over 90’ (the largest in the world).

  • Needles are gray-green, sharp, cord-like, and surround the shoot.

  • Seed cones are 1.5-3.5” long and ovoid.

  • Rather common in Portland. Can easily be spotted by height and pointy top. Many planted around 1900.


Tree # Location Dimensions Photo and Notes

2896 SW Patton Rd
Right Of Way

115' Height
60' Spread
25' Circ.

This tree is at the entrance to the residence driveway.
Heritage Tree 125

Mt Tabor Park
Portland Parks & Recreation

200' Height
50' Spread
25.3' Circ

This tree is on the east side of the rectangular reservoir, on the west side of Mt. Tabor Park.
Heritage Tree 152

2393 SW Park Pl, Un 101
Private, Rear Yard 

95' Height
52' Spread
22.1' Circ

This tree is not very visible from the street.
Heritage Tree 158

5511 SE Hawthorne Blvd
Private, Side Yard

175' Height
60' Spread
23.3' Circ

This tree can be found along SE 55th Ave at this address.
Heritage Tree 165

2234-2238 SW Vista Ave
Private, Front Yard

115' Height
60' Spread
25' Circ

Heritage Tree 221

7404 N Oatman Ave
Private, Rear Yard

115' Height
60' Spread
25' Circ

This tree is partially visible from the street.
Heritage Tree 276

5810 SE Taylor St
Private, Front Yard

120' Height
43' Spread
23.1' Circ.

Heritage Tree 307