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Dawn Redwood

Fast- growing deciduous conifer

  • Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Height/Habit: 70 - 100 feet
  • Zone: 4-8

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65157-Dawn Redwood

1 per pack $29.99

Dawn Redwood

This fast-growing deciduous tree is a popular ornamental. Its needle-like foliage appears evergreen in the summer before turning deep gold to orange-brown in the fall. Growing 3-4' annually, it reaches a mature height of 70-100'. Plant in full sun. Ships as 2-3' bareroot. Zones 4-8. Metasequoia glyptostroboides
Product Details
  • Season Spring
  • Unit of Measure1
  • Botanical NameMetasequoia glyptostroboides
  • Type of FruitBrown cascading cones up to 1".
  • Ships As2-3' BAREROOT
  • Sun ExposureFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
  • Spread25 feet
  • Spacing25 feet
  • Hardiness Zone4-8
  • Planting InstructionsSet at the same level it is at in the container, firm and water in well. Easy to transplant and requires no special treatment. Large tree should not be planted in small yard.
  • Winter CareNone special.
  • Flower Color:green
  • Flower FormMonoecious (has both sexes on same tree); male racemes, female solitary.
  • Foliage TypeFeathery-pyramidal large tree with a strongly taped leader and upright branching. Deciduous, flattened needle-like (taxus) 1 1/2" long, bright green.
  • Soil RequirementPrefer moist, well-drained soil.
  • PruningSeldom requires pruning due to neat, uniform habit and excessive pruning ruins its form.
  • Unique CharactersticsGrows 3-4 feet a year up to 50 feet tall. Trees were found in 1941 growing in China. Before that, it was thought to be extinct. Species has been growing & reproducing for 50 million years. It is considered a living fossil.
  • Shipped2-3' BAREROOT
  • Height/Habit70 - 100 feet
  • Growth RateMedium
Shipping Information

When will my order ship?

Orders for in-stock seeds, general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping time frames outlined below:

*Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.

2018 Spring Shipping Schedule
Zone Trees > 24"
1A-4B 4/2/18 - 6/22/18
5A 3/19/18 - 6/22/18
5B-6B 3/5/18 - 6/22/18
7A & 7B 2/12/18 - 6/22/18
8A-10B 2/12/18 - 5/25/18
Last Order Date Zones 1-7: June 18th, 2018
Zones 8-10: May 21st, 2018

Shipping Note:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Based on the contents of your order we always strive to ship your order complete, and as early as possible. Large orders may be shipped in more than one package.

Bare-root perennials, trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant. This promotes optimum transit conditions and success in your garden. In the Fall, these plants tend to arrive at the later end of the shipping window.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your order.

For trees and other oversize items, we do not ship to PO boxes and it will be delivered via FedEx Home delivery.

After you place your order, you will receive an email confirmation with the details of your order and a delivery estimate.

You will also receive an email notification when your order ships with an updated arrival estimate.

At any time after you place your order you can check your order status on our website using your email or the account number found in your order confirmation email.

Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.

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Trees Arrived Perfect
Jan 9, 2017
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The trees that I purchased were well delivered and have grown very well. Highly recommend using this company.
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