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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.

 

 

Further Reading....
  • 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
Metasequoia glyptostroboides - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of METASEQUOIA

METASEQUOIA glyptostroboides

METASEQUOIA glyptostroboides

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
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£15.00 each 
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METASEQUOIA glyptostroboides 'Amber Glow'

METASEQUOIA glyptostroboides 'Amber Glow'

Dawn redwood, Shui-hsa, Water fir

a wonderful new introduction with yellowish leaves with darker centres

 
Large
£75.00 each 
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METASEQUOIA glyptostroboides 'Gold Rush'

METASEQUOIA glyptostroboides 'Gold Rush'

Dawn redwood, Shui-hsa, Water fir

A new introduction with the most brilliant yellow foliage. A 'must' for any arboretum

 
Medium
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£37.50 each 
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Large
£65.00 each 

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