Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Common Name: Dawn Redwood

Very fast growing deciduous conifer.  Pyrimadal in shape.  Bright green needles turn yellow to golden-red in fall.  Interesting fissured brown bark.  Good for screening or planting in groves or large areas. 

More About Metasequoia glyptostroboides

  • Deciduous fast growing conifer.
  • Fissured brown bark.


70-100 ft


20-25 ft

Hardiness Zone:

4 to 8

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Metasequoia glyptostroboides Characteristics


  • Focal Point
  • Vigorous
  • Great Foliage
  • Fast Growing
  • Specimen
  • Screening/Hedge


  • Full sun to partial shade

Foliage Color

  • Green

Growth Rate

  • Fast

Season of Interest

  • Year round

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Summer

Soil Moisture

  • Soil tolerant

Growth Habit

  • Upright