Review Notes: Preferred common name: dawn redwood
Ultimate Height: 15m
Ultimate Spread: 12m
Time to ultimate height: 20-50 year(s)
Metasequoia is a large deciduous tree with reddish-brown fibrous bark and soft, pale green linear leaves arranged in two ranks on the shoots, colouring beautifully in autumn.
M. glyptostroboides is a vigorous deciduous conifer making a large, narrowly conical tree to 25m, with flat sprays of narrow, pale green leaves that turn brownish-pink and yellow in autumn. Cones and flowers insignificant.
Pruning No pruning required.
Pests Generally pest free.
Diseases Generally disease free.
Soil Acid, Alkaline or Neutral. Moist but well-drained or poorly-drained. Chalk, Clay, Loam or Sand.
Aspect All aspects. Exposed or Sheltered.
Propagation Propagate by seed , hardwood or semi-hardwood cuttings.
Foliage: Brown, Pink and Yellow in Autumn.
Suggested Plant Uses: Low Maintenance.
Supplied Height Approx 12" €1.95 + P&P
Plant Type:- Tree