Monday, 02 September 2019 10:09

Green Redwood Mutations & Other Strange Oddities

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In addition to albino redwood studies, there are numerous green mutations and other unusual growth forms within Coast Redwoods that are noteworthy and deserving of further research. The trees within this category are truly unique and a testament to the species plasticity to adapt in new forms. Like albino albino chimeras, some of these mutations listed below are so incredibly rare that only one tree example is known to exist. With the 2019 Save The Redwoods League Redwood Genome Project complete, hopefully scientists will be able to determine what causes these unusual mutations to exist and why. Below is a list of some of the strange and exceptional:

Friday, 28 July 2017 12:32

The Reno Coast Redwood

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Thursday, 18 October 2018 22:27

The Churro Tree

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Monday, 02 September 2019 10:53

Ridgway Giant & The Small Gray Bark Redwood

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Featured in our 2019 news section: Redwood Extremes in the Urban Environment below are two incredible redwoods that are growing opposites.

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