Bad Hall
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Primeval sequoia

Bad Hall, Oberösterreich, Österreich
  • All weather Metasequoia glyptostroboides Family: Marsh Cypresses
Planted around 1900
Other names: Chinese redwood, metasequoia, water fir
Home country: China
Primeval sequoias are considered living fossils; they once formed large forests during the Cretaceous period. For a long time botanists thought that the primeval sequoia was extinct until it was rediscovered in 1941 in a Chinese mountain region. 
Primeval sequoias are deciduous, the needles fall off in autumn.
Growth height up to 35 meters
Popular in parks and gardens of the warm humid climate.

  • open to the public
  • Can only be viewed from outside

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Primeval sequoia
Im Kurpark
4540 Bad Hall

Phone +43 7258 7200

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Tourismusverband Bad Hall

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