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Metasequoia glyptostroboides
Metasequoia glyptostroboides
Metasequoia glyptostroboides
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Available Summer 2019 - A handsome conical tree, Metasequoia is a deciduous conifer with green, feathery leaves which turn burnt-gold or bronze before falling in autumn.

Discovered in 1941 in Western China, this species has been on earth for many millions of years and the common name, "Dawn Redwood" refers to the dawn of time.

An elegant and narrow garden tree, Metasequoia is also a fantastic screening or windbreak tree when planted in rows! (as shown in the third photo).

Supplied Size: Sorry, now sold out. If you are interested in this plant please email us at or call our office on (01530) 413700 and we will contact you when next available.

  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Moist, fertile soil. Metasequoia glyptostroboides particularly enjoys damp or wet sites.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Vigorous.
  • Habit: Eventually a large tree with a narrow, conical habit.
    • Height: 20 m (65 ft)+.
    • Spread: 6 m (20 ft).
  • Notes: Metasequoia glyptostroboides is tolerant of atmospheric pollution and generally grows well in urban areas.


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