15 Highest Trees of the Planet that are Enhancing the Forest Beauty.

15 Highest Trees of the Planet that are Enhancing the Forest Beauty.

Trees are known for balancing the eco-system in the world. Well, think for yourself. Will it look good if a place is barren without any trees? Trees play a vital role in enhancing the beauty of any place or surrounding. Below we have listed 15 highest trees in the world that stand still and straight from the time of history. Today humans have axed and destroyed many trees. However, these trees still stand and give us the best of nature. This post is to show you the tallest trees ever that Mother Nature holds.

1. Hyperion :

Hyperion

Hyperion is the world’s tallest living tree with a height of 115.61 meters (379.3 ft). Hyperion is the name of a coast redwood (Sequoia sempervirens) in Northern Californian and was discovered in August 25, 2006 by naturalists: Chris Atkins and Michael Taylor.
Location: Redwoods, Redwood Creek inflow, California, USA
Height: 115.61 metres

2. Helios :

Helios

Helios coast redwood was discovered on July 1, 2006 and was measured as the highest tree in the world on June 1, 2006 to August 25, 2006. Helios lost the title as the highest tree after rangers found Hyperion on the other side of Redwood Creek tributary.
Location: Redwoods, Redwood Creek inflow, California, USA
Height: 114.58 m

3. Icarus :

Icarus

Located in Redwoods, Redwood Creek inflow, California, USA, Icarus is the tallest tree in the world after Helios with a height of 113.14 m.
Location: in Redwoods, Redwood Creek inflow, California, USA
Height: 113.14 m

4. Stratosphere Giant :

Stratosphere Giant

Located in Humboldt, Rockefeller Forest, California, USA, Stratosphere Giant was once the highest tree in the world. This tree was discovered in July 2000, measuring 112.34 metres (368.6 ft) tall.
Location: Humboldt, Rockefeller Forest, California, USA
Height: 113.11 m

5. The National Geographic Society :

 The National Geographic Society

Located in Redwood Creek, The National Geographic Society has the fifth highest tree in the world. It was founded in 2004 and was the highest tree till 2005 with the height of 112.71 m.
Location: Redwood Creek, California, USA
Height: 112.71 m

6. Orion :

Orion  tree

The Orion tree is one of the tallest trees in the world. But, people are not sure about its location. However, research reported that this tree is located in Redwoods, California, USA. The height of this tree is 112.63 m.
Location: Redwoods, California, USA
Height: 112.63 m

7. Lauralyn :Lauralyn tree

Lauralyn trees are located in Humboldt, South Fork Eel River and were discovered by Paul Zinke & Al Stangenburger. The height of this tree is 112.62 m and Lauralyn is one of the tallest trees in the world.
Location: Humboldt, South Fork Eel River, California, USA
Height: 112.62 m

8. Rockefeller :

Rockefeller  tree

Rockefeller was listed as one of the highest trees in the world and is located at Humboldt, California, USA, with a height of 112.60 m.
Location: Humboldt, California, USA
Height: 112.60 m

9. Paradox :Paradox   tree

Paradox was measured as the highest tree during 1995-1996 with a height of 112.56 m.
Location: Humboldt, Rockefeller Forest, California, USA
Height: 112.56 m

10. Mendocino Tree :

Mendocino Tree

Mendocino Tree is found in Montgomery Woods was measured as the highest tree from December 1996 to August 2000 with a height of 112.20 m.
Location: Montgomery Woods, California, USA
Height: 112.20 m

11. The General Sherman :The General Sherman

Located in the Giant Forest of Sequoia National Park in Tulare County, in the U.S. state of California, The General Sherman is one of the tallest trees in the world with a height of 83.8 m.
Location: Giant Forest Grove
Height: 83.8 m

12. The General Grant tree :

 The General Grant tree

The General Grant tree is the second-largest sequoia in the world. Located in the General Grant Grove section of Kings Canyon National Park in California this tree is a 3,000-year-old wonder and the centerpiece of Grant Grove in Kings Canyon National Park.
Location: General Grant Grove, California
Height: 81.7 m

13. The Hart tree :

The Hart tree

Located in California’s Sierra Nevada the Hart tree was once claimed as the fourth largest giant sequoia in the world but is now considered the 24th largest. The height of The Hart Tree is 84.7 m.
Location: Redwood Mountain Grove
Height: 84.7 m

14. Euclid Tree :

Euclid Tree

Located in the Mountain Home Grove the Euclid Tree is a giant sequoia that is the 16th largest tree in the world.
Location: Mountain Home Grove
Height: 83.1 m

15. The Boole Tree :

The Boole Tree

The Boole Tree is a giant sequoia in Converse Basin grove in Sequoia National Forest, in the edge of Kings Canyon, 5 miles (8 km) from General Grant Grove in Kings Canyon National Park in the Sierra Nevada in eastern California.
Location: Converse Basin Grove
Height: 81.9 m