The **General Sherman tree** is a giant sequoia that is the largest tree in the world, as measured by the volume of its trunk (52,508 cubic feet as of 2002). The tree is located in the Giant Forest of Sequoia National Park.

See List of famous trees.

Feet | Meters | |
---|---|---|

Height above Base | 274.9 | 83.8 |

Circumference at Ground | 102.6 | 31.1 |

Maximum Diameter at Base | 36.5 | 11.1 |

Diameter 60' (18.3 m) above base | 17.5 | 5.3 |

Diameter 180' (54.9 m) above base | 14.0 | 4.3 |

Diameter of Largest Branch | 6.8 | 2.1 |

Height of First Large Branch above the Base | 130.0 | 39.6 |

Average Crown Spread | 106.5 | 32.5 |