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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
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Small £14.50 each

plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
  • Deciduous - leaves are 2cm (¾in) or more on seedlings, to 1.5cm (½in) long on mature trees. They have 2 light-green bands beneath.
  • Height - 20-40m (65-130ft)
  • Spread - 5m (16ft)
  • 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.
  • Tree
  • Very hardy - Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Endangered in the wild - These plants are listed on the International Union for Conservation of Nature's list of 'Red Plants'. This is a list of threatened species in the wild, they are either critically, endangered or vulnerable to extinction. - Endangered
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - China (northwestern Hubei).
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Bog garden
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - on drier sites growth slows after 10m (33ft).
  • Wet or boggy soil
  • Tree Shape - Conical
20-40m (65-130ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  5m (16ft)
 

Buy Varieties of METASEQUOIA glyptostroboides

METASEQUOIA glyptostroboides 'Amber Glow'

METASEQUOIA glyptostroboides 'Amber Glow'  >


Commonly known as: Dawn redwood, Shui-hsa, Water fir.
A wonderful new introduction with yellowish leaves with darker centres
Large £55.00 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 £55.00 each

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