Metasequoia glyptostoboides

Dawn Redwood

The exquisite Metasequoia glyptostroboides, a deciduous, slower-growing and hardier tree than its Sequoia cousin, develops a handsome, conical habit with horizontal branching and red-brown bark. Its feathery foliage is light green in spring and unusual peach bronze in fall. Once thought extinct, this plant was discovered in a hidden valley in China in 1945. This durable park-sized tree prefers moist soils and is virtually carefree.

Garden Size: 25’H x 15’W

Large: 15+″/year

Broad Upright

Zone 5



Full Sun

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