Dawn Redwood (Metasequoia glyptostroboides) packet of 10 seeds


Family:  Cyprus (Cupressaceae)

Hardy to Zones 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.  Barely cover seeds with soil and tamp.  Use a deep flat or pots.  Germination in 2 to 6 weeks, warm.  Work up seedlings in successively larger pots.   Space trees 60 feet apart.

Please note:  These are deciduous in the winter and bear lovely soft fronds in spring through fall.

Packet of 10 seeds, open pollinated, untreated, no gmo’s

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