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Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Common Name(s):
Dawn redwood
Cultivar(s):
Ogon
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Easy to transplant; possible street tree; red brown bark; cast medium shade; feather foliage; easy fall clean-up. This tree is mildly resistant to damage by deer.

Height:
50-90 ft.
Flower:
Flowers not showy; 0.7-1 in. dark brown cones on long stalks
Zones:
4-8
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun; moist, well-drained soil
Texture:
Fine
Form:
Pyramidal; conical; straight trunk; broad spreading crown
Width:
15-25 ft.
Growth Rate:
Rapid
Leaf:
0.5 in. opposite leaves; soft, light green feathery; brown fall color
Tags:
cpp, deciduous, deer resistant, tsc

NCCES plant id: 2059

Metasequoia glyptostroboides Metasequoia glyptostroboides Seed Cones
Amehare, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0
Metasequoia glyptostroboides Metasequoia glyptostroboides Form
F. D. Richards, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Metasequoia glyptostroboides Metasequoia glyptostroboides Leaves
Francois Gulbert, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0