Nature

Why the Giant Sequoia Needs Fire to Grow

Clip: Season 35 Episode 12 | 2m 37s | Video has closed captioning.

Giant sequoias are the largest trees on Earth. They can grow for more than 3,000 years. But without fire, they cannot reproduce.

Aired: 03/29/17

Rating: NR

Buy Now:

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

Major support for NATURE is provided by the Arnhold Foundation, The Fairweather Foundation, Kate W. Cassidy Foundation, Sue and Edgar Wachenheim III, Kathy Chiao and Ken Hao, Charles Rosenblum, Filomen …

Nature.

Explore Free Resources
Green Up Your Inbox

NATURE NEWSLETTER

Green Up Your Inbox

Subscribe to the weekly NATURE newsletter and be the first to hear about the latest episodes, animal videos, conservation news, citizen science projects, educational resources and much more!

Subscribe