Metasequoia glyptostroboides – (Shipping of this item is unavailable. Please call us at 615-867-7121 regarding local delivery.)
The Dawn Redwood is closely related to bald cypress (Taxodium) and redwood (Sequoia). The fern-like feathery foliage emerges light green in spring, changing to dark green in summer, then a russet-brown in autumn. It grows best in large landscape. A deciduous conifer producing small, round .5″-1″ cones. Dawn Redwoods grow late in the season and may be damaged by early fall freezes. Plant early enough in the fall to allow the roots to become established and avoid planting in a low-lying area to avoid a frost pocket.
Type: USDA zone 5-8
Light: Full Sun
Water: Water regularly until established.
Size: Fast growth; reaches up to 70′-100′ tall and 25′ wide at maturity.