Trees and plants add oxygen to our environment, and keep it fresh so that we, the human beings, can get benefited. Years after years trees have grown taller and older. Here we have talked about top 10 largest trees of planet by volume.
Note: The trees mentioned here may not be tallest in the world because some even taller are likely to be present somewhere, out of our sights.
10. Quinault Lake Redcedar – Washington, United States
The “Quinault Lake Redcedar” is the largest known western redcedar, having wood volume of 500 cubic metres (18,000 cu ft). It is present near the northwest shore of Lake Quinault north of Aberdeen, Washington, about 34 km from the Pacific Ocean.
9. Tane Mahuta – Waipoua Forest, New Zealand
With 516 cubic meters in volume, Tane Mahuta is another large tree. It is a giant kauri tree (Agathis australis) in the Waipoua Forest of Northland Region, New Zealand. Its age is around 2000 years.
8. Arbol del Tule – Oaxaca, Mexico
The El Árbol del Tule (Spanish for The Tree of Tule) is a cypress tree located in the town center of Santa María del Tule in the Mexican state of Oaxaca. Its age is about 1,400 years. This tree has diameter of 11.62 m (38.1 ft).
7. Lost Monarch – California, United States
The Lost Monarch is present in Northern California that is 26 feet (7.9 m) in diameter at breast height, and 320 feet (98 m) in height. The tree is largest coast redwood in terms of wood volume.
6. General Sherman – California, USA
The General Sherman is a sequoia tree. It is present in California’s Giant Forest of Sequoia National Park. This tree is about 52,500 cubic feet (1,487 cubic meters) in volume. Its approximate age is 2,300-2,700 years old.
5. Gothmog – Tasmania, Australia
The largest Australian oak is Gothmog. It is 90 metres tall, and is known to have stringy bark, and glossy green leaves which are 6-20 centimeters long. The tree is 337 m³ approximately.
4. Queets River Spruce – Washington, USA
The Queets Spruce is the largest Sitka spruce with volume 337 m³ (11,920 cu ft) and height is 75.6 m. It looks beautiful and is present in Washington, USA.
3. Red Creek Fir – British Columbia, Canada
The evergreen conifer, Red Creek Fir is present in Canada. It is one of the largest trees by volume with about 349 m³ (12,320 cu ft), and height is 330–390 ft.
2. Rullah Longatyle (Strong Girl) – Tasmania, Australia
The largest eucalypt is present in Australia. It is widely cultivated and is about 368 m³ (13,000 cu ft) in volume and 90.7 m tall (297 ft) in height.
1. Eucalyptus Regnans – Australia
This is also an evergreen tree. The Eucalyptus regnans is in Australia. It has attained height over 114 metres (374 ft) making it one of the tallest tree species in the world. its volume is 391 m³ (13,808 cu ft).
Have you seen any of these trees?