Have you ever wondered what the tallest tree in the world is? We are so used of seeing averaged trees that seeing a tall one makes us feel inferior. However, if you explore the world and travel into some of the worlds dense forest, you will come to realize that there are trees that are so tall it will really make humans feel less powerful. Let’s check out the top 10 tallest trees in the world.
The world’s tallest tree is no other than the Hyperion, which is said to be a coast redwood that is found in the Northern part of California. This tree comes with 379.3 feet height making it the tallest ever. Although this is the tallest, this is not the widest if you based it on its trunk. There are wider and larger trees out there however for the height; nothing could beat this tree species aging about 700 to 800 years!
Next in line is the Helios tree which is also found in Redwoods California. Its reported height is said to be at around 114.58 meters or 375.9 feet which is quite high.
Another tall tree is the Icarus which was reported to have a height of 371.2 feet! Still located somewhere in Redwoods, this was discovered way back in June of 2006.
One of the tallest in the list is the Stratosphere Giant. This tree was once the tallest in the world however other tree species have surpassed it, still it is considered as one of the Redwood giants having 371.1 feet height. Its location is kept privately in order not to disturb the natural flow of ecosystem.
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Having a height of 369.9 feet, this tree is also found in the famous Redwood creek. This was also once the tallest tree in the world until 1995.
Having 369.5 feet height, this tree falls in the list of top 10 tallest trees in the world. The bark of this tree is quite thick, soft and as well as fibrous according to experts. According to experts, this type of tree is also one of the world’s most expensive timbers in the lumber industry!
Having 369.5 feet height, this tree ranks the 7th that is located on the South Fork Eel River in California. This is considered to be one of the trees of Valinor during the ancient times.
This tree simply exudes arrogance when it comes to its height. It comes with a long and very noticeable branch and this one measures 369.3 feet falling on the 8th spot. This is said to be located in the Upper Bull Creek Flat.
Located in Rockefeller Forest in California, this tree was said to have 369.2 feet measurement making it on the 9th spot.
This tree makes it to the top 10 list because of its 112.20 meter height. It is located in Montgomery Woods. This is one of the most common trees located in Montgomery that wasn’t announced for protection.