Tallest tree at Dublin’s National Botanic Gardens dies

The tallest tree at the National Botanic Gardens in Dublin, a Giant Redwood, has died due to poor health first noticed in 2020. Standing at 33 meters, the tree showed signs of decay, with branches becoming brittle and snapping off. Tests by the Department of Agriculture found two fungal pathogens potentially responsible for its demise.

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With a deep-rooted passion for nature and a decade-long journey nurturing redwood trees, Dave stands as a dedicated steward of these majestic giants. Over the past ten years, Dave has meticulously cultivated redwood trees, witnessing their growth from mere saplings to towering sentinels of the natural world. As a UK-based enthusiast, Dave has developed a profound understanding of the intricacies of redwood tree care, adaptation to local climates, and their unique appeal in British landscapes. Through Dave's expert insights and hands-on experience, readers are invited to explore the enchanting world of redwood trees and discover the wonders that these living monuments bring to our surroundings.