Redwood Database

An index of all Redwood cultivars both in and out of commercial production.

Sequoiadendron giganteum ‘Chief’

Giant Redwood

This cultivar, first listed by Edwin Smits Nursery in the Netherlands in 2005, is generally similar to the species but develops into a more compact plant with slower growth, typically reaching a height of 3–4 m after ten years (Auders & Spicer 2012).