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Dawn Redwood Forest Bonsai Box

Dawn Redwood (Metasequoia glyptostroboides) Known only as a fossil until 1946 when a Chinese forester discovered the first living specimen in the middle of a rice paddy in Tsang Wang. It was named the “discovery tree” and symbolizes the surprises still to be found in nature. Metasequoia, a true living fossil. Zones 4-8, makes [...]

12 Seeds Metasequoia Glyptostroboides (Dawn Redwood) Makes an Excellent Bonsai Tree

Mature trees in China are broadly conical and grow about 100 feet tall from thick buttressed roots. Presumably they will eventually attain a similar size in the U.S. and elsewhere–young plants grow 3 feet or more a year. On a large lawn, they can attract attention not only for their history but for their [...]