Dawn Redwood is one of only a few deciduous conifers. It is a large,
fast growing tree that can make an excellent shade or street tree.You
can plant these in Zones 4-8. It is native to China.They turn shades of reds and
browns in autumn before falling.Dawn redwood is considered a
"living fossil". It dates from prehistoric times, and was thought to be
extinct. However, it was discovered in China in 1941.Seeds were
brought to North America, where it now grows again.