Trees in the World

Tallest Trees in the World

1 Hyperion Redwood

Hyperion was found August 25, 2006 by Chris Atkins and Michael Taylor, and since then it is ranked as the tallest tree in the world. The tree is about 115.61 m (379.3 ft.) long and is located in Redwoods, Redwood Creek inflow, California, USA.

2 Helios Redwood

Helios was discovered in June 2006, and it held the title of the tallest tree in the world until August 25th of the same year. The tree is estimated to be about 114.58 m (375.9 ft.) tall which makes it the second tallest tree in the world. It is located in Redwood Creek Tributary, California, USA.

3 Icarus Redwood

Icarus was found only one month after Helios – the second entry on this list – was discovered. It is located in the Redwood Creek Tributary in California, USA, and is estimated to be about 113.14 m tall (371.2 ft.).

4 Stratosphere Giant

The Stratosphere Giant was discovered in 2000 and held the title of the tallest tree in the world until 2006. The tree is estimated to be 113.11 m (371.1 ft.) tall and it is located in Humboldt, Rockefeller Forest, California, USA.

5 National Geographic Society Redwood

This tree was considered the tallest tree in the world during a time between 2004 and 2005. It is estimated to be about 112.71 m (369.9 ft.) tall and it is located in Redwood Creek, California, USA.

6 Orion Redwood

Orion was found by LINAR, and it is estimated to be about 112.63 m (369.5 ft.) tall. There are no clear records of where this tree is located exactly, but researches have reported that in is located in Redwoods, California, USA.

7 Laurelin

Lauralyn was discovered by Al Stangeburger and Paul Zinke and it is located in Humboldt, South Fork Eel River, California, USA. The tree is estimated to be about 112.62 m (369.5 ft.) tall which makes it the 7th tallest tree in the world.

8 Rockafeller Tree

Previously the tallest known tree in the world, Rockefeller is estimated to be about 112.60 m (369.3 ft.).

9 Paradox

This tree was considered as the longest tree in the world since 1995 until 1996 when Mendocino was discovered , The tree is estimated to be about 112.56 m (369.2 ft.) long , and there is no records that assures that the tree is still standing until this time .

10 Mendocino Tree

This tree was considered the tallest tree in the world since 1996 and until 2000 when Stratosphere was discovered , The tree is estimated to be 112.20 m (368.1 ft.) long , It is not easy to visit this tree as the exact coordinates where this tree exist have been kept a secret .