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METASEQUOIA

Commonly known as Dawn redwood, Water fir

DECIDUOUS conifer in a genus of one species thought extinct and discovered as a small stand of trees in a valley forest in central China in 1944.

One of the three redwoods, the others being Sequoia and Sequoiadendron.

 

 


  • Deciduous - leaves turn gold to red-brown in autumn.
  • Conifer
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - an excellent, fast-growing specimen tree. Believed extinct, a living tree was found in Hubei province in 1941.
  • Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of origin - central China
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus rich

Buy Varieties of METASEQUOIA

METASEQUOIA glyptostroboides

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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
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METASEQUOIA glyptostroboides 'Amber Glow'

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Commonly known as: Dawn redwood, Shui-hsa, Water fir.
New growth is attractively tinged with orange-brown
H/Std £50.00 each

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
Large £50.00 each

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