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Shouldn't they be using these kits in the forest?

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Terraforming done cheap: Breathable atmosphere in 1000 years, or your money back.

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How can I find out if these are considered invasive in my region? (Seattle, WA)

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Looks like about $5 buck shipping. But still isn't bad. I don't know who else sells sequoia tree seeds. In for one.

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What's the warranty on this thing?

Though on a more serious note, if too many of them sold to places where the species is non-native it could cause ecological harm rather than benefit if the sequoia started choking out native species. A responsible ecologist would limit sales of this item to the appropriate geographical region. After all, a 300 foot tree isn't a very mobile item...

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I would totally plant this under a house owned by someone I do not like

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Quite a practical joke to play on the future owners of your house. Going to have to consider this.

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I would say it's more likely that this tree will not really survive all that long, guarantee or no, than that it will become invasive (though I'm pleased to see the word is getting out on invasive species). There's a reason these only occur naturally where they do. They need a particular altitude range (appx 5000-7000 ft). They don't even grow on the east side of the Sierra Nevadas--only the west.

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Perfect gift for those insecure types. They can brag to friends that their tree is bigger.

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You know if this was the worlds smallest tree I'd be in for 1. I already have the worlds talletst tree. In my PANTS!! ohhhhhh

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Tallest? Yes. But largest living thing? I think that title is reserved for the Aspen Tree or Honey Mushroom.

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"Giant sequoias are grown successfully in the Pacific Northwest and southern US, and less successfully in eastern North America." -Wikipedia

@dinozach Giant sequoias are largest trees by volume, not the tallest.

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I wouldn't think these would grow very well in other regions of the US. Part of what makes them so successful in the Pacific Northwest is the amount of rain and soil conditions.

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While one may individually grow well in other areas than the pacific northwest, I doubt it would propagate well since it needs a host of ideal situations in order to seed itself (fire being one of them) that are rather specific to that region. It is also a slow starter... 70 years & the thing still looks more like a christmas tree.

One thing that amazes me is how small the pinecone is.

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Oh wow! This is a sequoia tree. You can tell it's a sequoia tree because of the way it is! How neat is that?

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Some of my neighbors have redwood trees - planted by previous owners.

They all regret it.

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@shamiq: dude - Redwoods are King everything else is invasive . . . stop African Iceplant now!!!

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@lparsons42: really man ?? your worried about too many trees . . . the only thing that would look nicer next to your river of tears would be a Giant Redwood

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2000 years from now arborists will marvel at the large number of sequoias populating our continent. Had the only known about a little phenomena back then called WOOT!

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Just stand back and use bone meal on it, it'll grow to full size in seconds

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I second @absinthegreen's sentiments. The time it would take for them to even get large enough to propagate would limit their invasiveness, as well as the specific requirements such as fire.
Growing outside of their native range, it might even be impossible for them to mature enough to propagate. Regardless, it would be very cool to have one of these growing in your yard.
@grsgrass, the worry isn't about too many trees, it's just better to promote biodiversity by maintaining the variety of trees in existence. Anyway, trees that are native to your area would grow better and require less intensive upkeep.