Californian sequoia, which stands over 100 meters in height, is the tallest tree in the world dwarfing Earth’s other 60,000 tree species. But even with its sheer enormity in size, the tree seems to have its limit: it can’t grow any taller than 130 meters. So what exactly is stopping it from growing taller?
As a former professional arborist I remember that the highest tree claim for the Coast Redwood was challenged by tree lovers in Australia by a variety of Eucalyptus. In either case it was only a matter of a few inches and the same question applies-