Customer Spotlight - in Errington, British Columbia

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Customer Spotlight - in Errington, British Columbia

Today we're featuring a passionate grower of trees Bunny G. from Errington, British Columbia, Canada. She has been growing Giant Sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum) from seed and her saga is chronicled here.

Bunny noticed her first Giant Sequoia coming up around the 20th of April 2023

Sequoiadendron giganteum sproutling

Following on from the first success five or six more came up in a few days:

Multiple germinations sprouting

The methods of germination that seemed to work best included use of a paper towel which the seeds were sprinkled on. Using wiggly tall transferrable forestry sleeves was another approach reported as worthwhile.

Sproutling There were however obstacles that had to be overcome:

Large slug attacking seedlings Bunny considered destroying the large slug invader, but ultimately decided to remove it from the garden area on a long walk. It was weighing close to half a pound.

Slug (large)

While some of the seedlings suffered damage from the slug attack most recovered. The slug ate the needles leaving the seedlings that were attacked stunted from the loss.

Sproutling reaching for the sky

Bunny had a host of funny names for the seedlings that she germinated.


We thank Bunny for taking the time to reach out to us with her results. We extend the offer to all of our customers: send us some feedback and images of your grows to be featured on the blog! We hope you enjoyed reading!


  • valerie

    thank you bunny for inspiring me to grow some trees – just need to pick out some seeds and see what happens, would love to see an update on your trees in six months or a year.

  • Arjen

    Amazing, to think that such a giant tree can come from a seedling so very small.

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