Welcome to Giant Trees
Welcome to this website which celebrates Tasmania's Giant Trees, the world's biggest hardwoods, and tallest flowering plants. This site provides information about the tallest and most massive trees in Tasmania.
What you can find
This site provides information about giant trees in Tasmania. It is managed by Forestry Tasmania and the Giant Trees Consultative Committee, a body established to provide independent advice on the protection, management and promotion of Giant Trees.
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Giant trees are recognised world wide for their cultural significance and their ability to inspire awe and wonder.
Tasmania has the right combination of environmental factors - climate, soils and fire regime - to foster the growth of trees to massive height and girth. Around the globe, all of the areas which produce big trees have similar climates.
Tasmania's giant trees are the tallest hardwoods in the world!
The only trees taller are found in north-west America, including the Spruce and Californian Redwoods, both of which are softwood trees. The Giant Sequoia trees this region of America are the largest trees in the world by mass, they are extremely thick and tall trees that are 1000s of years old.
There are ancient trees in the UK and pretty much every country has it's own beloved trees, check out more amazing trees around the world, including America, Canada, UK and Australia's national register.