Metasequoia glyptostroboides--Dawn Redwood
Hardiness Zones: 4 to 8
Height: 100 ft Spread: 40 ft Form: pyramidal
Type: deciduous tree (conifer)
Annual Growth Rate: more than 18 inches
Comments: Dawn Redwood was known from fossils before living plants were discovered in China. Although it
looks like an evergreen, the needles are deciduous - they change
color and fall in autumn. The tree grows rapidly and presents
beautiful fall color changes, and showy winter bark. The preferred soil is moist and moderately fertile.
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