How deep is the root system of a giant sequoia?

4 meters (13 feet)
20 meters (60 feet)
40 meters (130 feet)
80 meters (260 feet)
The sequoias root system is wide spread­ing, but shallow. There is no taproot. A mature se­quoia's roots can occupy over 1 acre of earth and contain over 90,000 cubic feet of soil.

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80 meters (260 feet)
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flagItaly
61%
0%
7%
30%
13
flagNorway
57%
7%
14%
21%
14
flagPakistan
52%
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11%
17
flagthe Netherlands
44%
28%
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16%
25
flagIndia
43%
13%
19%
22%
118
flagAustralia
38%
15%
30%
15%
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flagCanada
38%
15%
7%
38%
13
flagthe United States
37%
11%
28%
22%
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flagGermany
36%
8%
21%
32%
79
flagPoland
32%
15%
23%
28%
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flagthe United Kingdom
30%
12%
24%
33%
103
flagthe Philippines
28%
7%
14%
50%
14
flagFrance
9%
45%
27%
18%
11
flagRepublic of Ireland
0%
31%
31%
37%
16

Gender

men34%
women29%
4 meters (13 feet)
34%
29%
20 meters (60 feet)
13%
13%
40 meters (130 feet)
22%
22%
80 meters (260 feet)
29%
34%

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