Metasequoia glyptostroboides pendula info - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by kristinb1
October 20, 2006
Can you tell me adout the Metasequoia glyptostroboides pendula? I am considering it and believe it is grown by you. Thanks Kristin


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Answer from NGA
October 20, 2006

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Metasequoia glyptostroboides, or Dawn Redwood, is native to China. it is a deciduous, coniferous, large tree with a uniform conical habit and horizontal branches. It typically reaches 75' to 100' tall and the growth rate is fast. The foliage turns a unique pinkish tan to reddish bronze before dropping in the fall.

Growth is best on moist, well-drained, slightly acidic soils and exposure to full sun.

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