The largest tree registered in the United States is a Giant Sequoia named General Sherman, located in the Sequoia National Park in California.
Here’s just a few of its dimensions:
- Height: 274.9 feet
- Diameter at base (widest point): 36.5 feet
- Diameter of largest branch: 6.8 feet
- Estimated total mass: 1,910 tons
- Estimated age: 2,300 – 2,700 years old
This monster has been the reigning national champion since 1940 and is the oldest known living single stem tree on Earth.