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Metasequoia glyptostroboides (Dawn Redwood)

Redwood

A large tree of conical habit. Soft flaky cinnamon bark. Bright larch green leaves during summer becoming tawny pink and golden in autumn. Small green cones turn brown when ripe.

One of the most rewarding of trees to plant for the future.

Only first discovered in China in 1941 despite knowledge of its existence in pre-historic times from fossil records. (C. China)
 

General attributes

Award-winning Award-winning
Text Green Foliage
Text Tall

Ornamental attributes

Large tree size after 10 years Large tree size after 10 years
Attractive bark Attractive bark
Autumn colour Autumn colour
Open space planting Open space planting
Chalk tolerant Chalk tolerant
Wet tolerant Wet tolerant