Plant ID forum→conifer ID please

Views: 140, Replies: 3 » Jump to the end
Name: Renate
Dublin, Ireland
Image
urbanplantswoman
Apr 24, 2019 12:04 PM CST
I'm not great on conifers. Is this some kind of taxodium?

Thumb of 2019-04-24/urbanplantswoman/06bd28 growing in suburban Dublin. Multiple trunks, untidy, asymmetrical habit
Thumb of 2019-04-24/urbanplantswoman/c1b249 young foliage
Thumb of 2019-04-24/urbanplantswoman/6943a9 last year's cone. That coin is about the same size as an American cent.
[Last edited by urbanplantswoman - Apr 24, 2019 12:13 PM (+)]
Give a thumbs up | Quote | Post #1956939 (1)
Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
Not all who wander are lost
Garden Sages Plant Identifier
Image
DaisyI
Apr 24, 2019 1:40 PM CST
Maybe Taxodium. My first thought was Dawn Redwood (Metasequoia) - its very similar to Taxodium.

It may be growing like that because the central leader was cut or damaged at some point. Neither tree is what I would consider a neat, conifer shape.
Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and proclaiming...."WOW What a Ride!!" -Mark Frost

President: Orchid Society of Northern Nevada
Webmaster: osnnv.org
Perthshire. SCOTLAND. UK
Region: United Kingdom Garden Photography Plant Identifier
Image
Silversurfer
Apr 24, 2019 2:04 PM CST
Looks like Metasequoia glyptostroboides Gold Rush.
Twigs opposite on the branch.


https://www.google.com/search?...:
Thumb of 2019-04-24/Silversurfer/49bffe

Name: Renate
Dublin, Ireland
Image
urbanplantswoman
Apr 24, 2019 2:09 PM CST
Thank You!
Metasequoia fits the bill.

« Garden.org Homepage
« Back to the top
« Forums List
« Plant ID forum
Only the members of the Members group may reply to this thread.

Member Login:

[ Join now ]

Today's site banner is by Lucius93 and is called "Lilium candidum"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.