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Monday, October 22, 2007

Coast Redwood Leaves Close-up

As these trees get older, the leaves at the top of the trees become needles, which helps conserve moisture in the dry heat of the canopy. The lower branches will keep flat leaves such as these.

Seed #7 - Growing Like Crazy

I'm not exactly sure which of my redwoods this is - it doesn't matter. They're all growing huge. In the past five months, these seedlings have grown almost a foot tall with eight-inch branches.

The overhead shot shows how the growth is fairly uniform around the trunk.