Metasequois glyptostroboides

Dawn Redwood


  • Pyramidal tree shape with medium to fast growth rate.
  • Medium green needle like foliage in spring becoming rusty to copper coloured in autumn.


  • Large gardens and parks where it  has room to grow.
  • Suitable as a single specimen where form and autumn colours can stand out.

Growing Conditions

  • Very frost hardy.
  • Moderately wind hardy.
  • Avoid coastal conditions.
  • Grows in dry to very moist soil conditions.
  • Full sun to part shade.


Height Width
5 year old tree 3.0m 2.0m
10 year old tree 6.0m 3.5m
Country of Origin:   China

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