Redwood Trees are trees in the Sequoioideae subfamily of the Cypress family. For other subfamilies of the Cypress family, see Cypress Trees and Bald Cypress Trees.

Redwood Drive in south Woodland is named for redwood trees.

Native to Yolo County

Coast Redwood (Sequoia sempervirens) is a fast-growing evergreen tree native to the Yolo County foothills in the immediate vicinity of Lake Berryessa. It is the tallest tree species on Earth, potentially growing over 350 feet tall and about 45 feet wide, with a lifespan of over 2,000 years. In 20 years, it can grow to 60 feet tall. It prefers partial shade when planted away from the coast. Male and female cones are borne on the same tree. It is ranked 5 out of 10 on the Ogren Plant Allergy Scale, indicating a mild to moderate tendency to cause hay fever. Coast Redwood is planted at Beamer Park, City HallCity Park, Campbell Park, Dave Douglass Park, Dick Klenhard Ballfield Complex, Everman Park, Grace Hiddleson Park, John Ferns Park, Joseph Schneider Park, Pioneer Park, Ralph Harris Park, Streng Park, Wayne Cline Park, William Crawford, Sr., ParkWoodland City CemeteryWoodland Opera HouseWoodland Public LibraryWoodland Sports Park, and Woodside Park. It is also planted as a street tree on 4th StreetCounty Road 102, East Main Street, and North Street.

Dawn Redwood (Metasequoia glyptostroboidesis a fast-growing, endangered, deciduous tree from south-central China. It is the shortest redwood species but can grow to over 150 feet tall. It is adapted to growing partially submerged in swamps, similarly to Bald Cypress treesMale and female cones are borne on the same tree. It is ranked 4 out of 10 on the Ogren Plant Allergy Scale, indicating a mild tendency to cause hay fever. Dawn Redwood is planted in Campbell Park and Woodland City Cemetery and also as a street tree on 4th Street.


CalScape: Sequoia sempervirens

Wikipedia: Sequoia sempervirens

Wikipedia: Metasequoia glyptostroboides