• New
Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Royal Air' - close up of leaves
  • Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Royal Air'
  • Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Royal Air' - close up of leaves

Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Royal Air'

£35.00

(Dawn Redwood) A rare selection, Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Royal Air' has an upright, pyramidal habit growing to be a slender, small tree in time.

Supplied Size
Quantity
In Stock

  £5.99* delivery for ANY number of plants

Free delivery for orders over £150

  Delivery within 3 - 4 working days

*Surcharges apply for Islands & Scottish Highlands . We cannot deliver to Northern Ireland or Eire.

 

Secure payment by VISA / Mastercard with Sagepay (Opayo)

A rare selection, Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Royal Air' has an upright, pyramidal habit growing to be a slender, small tree in time. The leaves are bronze-green in spring when they emerge turning bright green later in the year and bronze in autumn before they fall. Eventually a sizable tree.

Although lovely, this selection seems more susceptible to late frost than some of the other Metasequoia growing here and would prefer a sunny sheltered, west facing position.


  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Moist, fertile soil. Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Royal Air' particularly enjoys damp or wet sites.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Small to medium sized tree with a narrow, compact, conical habit.
    • Height: 10 - 15 m (32 - 50 ft).
    • Spread: 4 m (13 ft).
  • Notes: As this is a new introduction, the above eventual sizes are an estimate based on a nine year old specimen of Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Royal Air' growing in our arboretum.

8 Items

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Mature Size
Tree - Medium (20 - 50 ft)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Chalky / Alkaline, Soil Type: Most Soils, Soil Type: Damp / Wet, Soil Type: Dry / Sandy, Special: Windy & Exposed
Special Features
Habit - Narrow, Rare and Unusual

Similar plants

Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Metasequoia glyptostroboides

New Price Each £25.00
Pinus wallichiana

Pinus wallichiana

New Price Each £28.00
Taxodium distichum - established tree in summer

Taxodium distichum

New Price Each £25.00
Cryptomeria japonica

Cryptomeria japonica

New Price Each £19.95