Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Dawn Redwood

  • Common Name: Dawn Redwood
  • Plant Height: 20
  • Plant Spread: 10
  • Use: informal screen, bonsai, street tree, shade tree
  • Plant Pruning: Retain only one main trunk.
  • Soil Moisture: constantly moist to usually boggy
  • Sunlight: hot overhead sun
  • Design: Suits formal designs
  • Plant Origins: China-Korea
  • Garden Type: tree or conifer
  • Plant Seasonality: Deciduous

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By no means is this a Metasequoia.
This is a Bald cypress (Taxodium distichum), pretty commonly mistaken for metasequoia. But if you got cones, there is no way to confuse them. The colour of the autumn foliage is different, too.