Picture of Giant Sequoia Tree Seed Cones (Sequoiadendron giganteum)

Giant Sequoia Tree Seed Cones (Sequoiadendron giganteum)

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Picture of Giant Sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum) Mature Female Seed Cones.

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The Giant Sequoia Seed Cones are approximately 1.5 inches in diameter and 2.25 inches in height.

The cones mature in 18 to 20 months, however they typically remain attached to the tree, and green and closed for up to 20 years.

Each Giant Sequoia female seed cone contains an average of 230 seeds.