Dawn Redwood (Metasequoia glyptostroboides) potted tree
Family: Cyprus (Cupressaceae)
Hardy to Z0nes 4 to 8
Deciduous coniferous tree native to Hubei province in China, capable of reaching a height of 165 feet. A living fossil descended from trees that lived in association with the dinosaurs, resurrected only recently from near extinction. The trees are related to our giant redwoods and achieve a handsome, pyramidal shape. Excellent choice for roomy landscapes, parks and drives. Tree prefers moist, well-drained soil and sun to part shade. Space trees 60 feet apart.
Note: Plants are available to the US only. Potted plants, trees and succulents listed on this website are now shipping. Unless a request for a particular shipping week accompanies your order (use the “order notes” field at checkout), we will endeavor to get you your plants within 2 weeks.