Tree #25: Dawn Redwood

Metasequoia glyptostroboides (met-uh-sih-KWOY-uh  glip-toe-stroe-boe-EYE-deez)

  • Sole living species of Metasequoia glyptostroboides 
  • Thought to be extinct until found in 1941 in a remote region of China
  • Deciduous, fast grower and requires summer water
  • The Park tree is 34 inches in diameter and 80 feet tall


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Dawn Redwood photo

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