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METASEQUOIA glyptostroboides

Commonly known as: Dawn redwood, Shui-hsa, Water fir.

conical tree with ascending branches and fibrous orange bark which prefers a boggy or wet area. Soft light green leaves especially in spring

Small £13.50 each
Pot size: 2 or 3 Litre
Large £35.00 each
Pot size: 7.5 Litre
Delivery Information
Normally 5 - 10 days

Courier Only due to the size of this plant.

Mature Size

20-40m (70-130ft) tree Average Person
  5m (15ft)

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  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of Origin - China (northwestern Hubei).
  • Very hardy - Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Height - 20-40m (70-130ft)
  • Spread - 5m (15ft)
  • Conifer - produces light-brown female cones 2cm (¾in) long on stalks 2-4cm (¾ to 1½in) long and small, pendent male cones to 1.5cm (halfinch) long in the upper crown.
  • Deciduous - leaves are 2cm (¾in) or more on seedlings, to 1.5cm (½in) long on mature trees. They have 2 light-green bands beneath.
  • Tree
  • Full Sun
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil - on drier sites growth slows after 10m (30ft).
  • Conical

Buy Varieties of METASEQUOIA glyptostroboides

METASEQUOIA glyptostroboides 'Gold Rush'  AWARD

METASEQUOIA glyptostroboides 'Gold Rush'  >

Commonly known as: Dawn redwood, Shui-hsa, Water fir.
A new introduction with the most brilliant yellow foliage. A 'must' for any arboretum
Small £30.00 each
Large £45.00 each

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