Illinois giant sequoia
Giant sequoia in Ottawa, SW of Chicago, an update sent to us by Mark Dale: The tree was planted on July 31, 2009 and was 33
Bob Gustafson is successfully growing his giant sequoia in McHenry just NW of Chicago
Les from Danville on the eastern edge of the state sent us this picture of his healthy tree purchased a couple of years ago from the nursery.
One of Arthur and Beth's three giant sequoia trees in Spring. They are at least seven to nine feet in height and were planted in the Fall of 02 Spring of 03 .
A winter view of Arthur Hillson's tree on the western edge of Lake Michigan just south of Wisconsin
Western Springs Tree - Took a quick picture of our sequoia. It is sheltered by a white pine on the left. It usually stays green most of the winter, then burns out. I'm guessing its because of lack of moisture. We bought the tree about 12 years ago.