Dawn Redwood Tree

Dawn Redwood Tree

Dawn Redwood Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Metasequoia glyptostroboides
Hardiness Zones:   4 to 8
Growth_Rate:   Rapid
Site Requirements:   Sun; moist well drained soil
Texture:   Fine
Form:   "Pyramidal; conical; straight trunk; broad spreading crown Pyramidal"
Height:   "50 to 90 50 to 90'"
Weight:   15 to 25'
Leaf:   .5" opposite leaves; soft, light green feathery; brown fall color
Flower/Fruit:   Flowers not showy; .7 to 1" dark brown cones on long stalks
Comments:    Easy to transplant; possible street tree; red brown bark; cast medium shade
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   Ogon