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'. Metasequoia glyptostroboides
Sun Exposure:Full Sun, Partial Shade
Height/Habit:70 - 100 feet
Planting Instructions:Set 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 Care:None special.
Flower Form:Monoecious (has both sexes on same tree); male racemes, female solitary.
Foliage Type:Feathery-pyramidal large tree with a strongly taped leader and upright branching. Deciduous, flattened needle-like (taxus) 1 1/2" long, bright green.
Pruning:Seldom requires pruning due to neat, uniform habit and excessive pruning ruins its form.
Soil Requirement:Prefer moist, well-drained soil.
Restricted States:AE AK GU HI PR
When will my order ship?
Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:
2019 Spring Shipping Schedule
Trees > 24"
4/1/19 - 6/21/19
3/18/19 - 6/21/19
3/4/19 - 6/21/19
7A & 7B
2/11/19 - 6/21/19
2/11/19 - 5/31/19
Last Order Date
Zones 1-7: June 17th, 2019 Zones 8-10: May 27th, 2019