Dawn Redwood

Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Dawn Redwood

Height: 70-100′
Spread: 25-40′

Shape: Pyramidal, conical
Foliage: Bright green

Fall Foliage: Russet
Exposure: Full sun

Zone: 5-8

This beautiful deciduous conifer has a pyramidal to conical habit, and fine feathery texture. Once thought to be extinct, it was rediscovered in China in the 1940’s, and then introduced to the world through seeds collected on an Arnold Arboretum expedition.