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Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 01-05-2014, 01:46 AM
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Posted By ron-in-norcal
I'm actually surprised they survive at all up...

I'm actually surprised they survive at all up there. Maybe if they were in a warmer spot, nearer the coast they'd do alright. Do they look stunted? When they're happy, they grow like crazy here....
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 01-05-2014, 01:08 AM
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Views: 8,173
Posted By ron-in-norcal
I believe that's because you're beyond the...

I believe that's because you're beyond the northern limit for Redwoods. They're native only to the very southern coastal part of Oregon. Portland's winters are probably too much for them.
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 01-05-2014, 12:04 AM
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Posted By ron-in-norcal
No, Sequoia sempervirens is evergreen....

No, Sequoia sempervirens is evergreen. Sempervirens actually means evergreen. I've visited both types numerous times in parks. I'm not sure why you think coastal redwoods are deciduous. I've had...
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 01-04-2014, 11:09 PM
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Posted By ron-in-norcal
Actually, redwoods are evergreen, as are fir,...

Actually, redwoods are evergreen, as are fir, spruce, etc. You might be thinking of dawn redwood, which is similar to what is called Bald Cypress in the SE US. Those are deciduous. At any rate,...
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 01-04-2014, 01:01 AM
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Posted By ron-in-norcal
FWIW, I've seen a lot of these orchids growing in...

FWIW, I've seen a lot of these orchids growing in coastal Sonoma County (starting about 40 or so miles north of San Francisco). All of the ones I saw were growing in the duff of redwoods. I never...
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