• Dawn Redwood


    Dawn Redwood
    Metasequoia glyptostroboides

    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.