1. Did you know that giant sequoias grow faster later in life than earlier in life?
Learn more about “The President”, the second most massive tree ever measured. It’s 27 feet wide at the bottom and 247 feet tall. It’s getting bigger at a rate that will surprise tree scholars (and lumber companies), who’ve long assumed that trees, like most living things, slow down as they age.”
Via Robert Krulwich at NPR.

    Did you know that giant sequoias grow faster later in life than earlier in life?

    Learn more about “The President”, the second most massive tree ever measured. It’s 27 feet wide at the bottom and 247 feet tall. It’s getting bigger at a rate that will surprise tree scholars (and lumber companies), who’ve long assumed that trees, like most living things, slow down as they age.”

    Via Robert Krulwich at NPR.