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Dawn Redwood, Metasequoia glyptostoboides


Conical shaped deciduous conifer. Soft green fern like foliage in Summer turning to rusty orange tones in Autumn. Ideal for wet positions. Very similar leaf to Swamp Cypress but arranged differently.  Often described as a 'living fossil' as it was thought extinct until the 1940's.


Tree shape:



Special features:  

Soft green foliage and rusty Autumn hues.


Tree size* at 10 years:

12ft tall by 9ft wide  (Approx 4 x 3m)


*Please note tree sizes are given as an average only.  Variables to growth include, water availabilty, nutrition and site.

Dawn Redwood, Metasequoia glyptostoboides

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