10 of the Tallest Trees in the World

The Envy of All

Trees, despite being rooted to the ground, boast remarkable traits, none more enviable than their towering height, symbolizing a union of earth and sky.

Limits of Ascent

While trees cannot endlessly grow upwards, they reach remarkable heights, with the tallest specimens soaring between 400 and 426 feet, showcasing nature's grandeur.

King Stringy

Found in Tasmania, Australia, the Eucalyptus obliqua, or King Stringy, stands at 282 feet, characterized by its thick, stringy bark, an emblem of resilience.

Alpine Ash Majesty

Eucalyptus delegatensis, towering at 288 feet, adorns Tasmania's old-growth forests, a testament to nature's enduring beauty and strength.

Neeminah Loggorale Meena

Standing tall at 298 feet, this blue gum Eucalyptus globulus in Tasmania, almost succumbed to logging, saved by conservation efforts.

The White Knights

Manna gums (Eucalyptus viminalis) in Tasmania's Evercreech Forest Reserve, reaching 301 feet, stand as guardians of ancient wisdom and vitality.

Borneo's Giant

In Sabah, Borneo, the Shorea faguetiana, reaching 309 feet, showcases the rich biodiversity of tropical rainforests, harboring secrets of centuries.

Sequoia Grandeur

Some sequoias, like the unnamed giant at 314 feet, and General Sherman, the world's largest tree by volume, epitomize resilience and longevity.

Raven's Tower

Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis) at 317 feet in California's Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park symbolize the enduring mysteries of ancient forests.

Centurion's Reign

At 327.5 feet, Centurion in Tasmania stands as the tallest known Eucalyptus regnans, a symbol of Tasmania's natural heritage.