Plant of the Week

The Metasequoia glyptostroboides, commonly known as Dawn Redwoodis a large deciduous conifer that provides a stunning display in the autumn with splendid fine feathery leaves turning to brownish-pink and yellow. A large tree of up to 25m, which was thought to be extinct until 1941 when one was identified in a village in China, t has a strong conical shape and reddish brown bark that can be admired after leaf fall. You can see the Dawn Redwood near the winter interest border at Cox’s Corner in University Parks.

Metasequoia Glyptostroboides
Metasequoia Glyptostroboides
Metasequoia Glyptostroboides Close up
Metasequoia Glyptostroboides close up
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