Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Ogon'

Ogon Dawn Redwood

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - Fast, 50’ in 15-20 years
Mature Height - 70-100’
Mature Width - 25’
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Monoecious; male flowers in racemes or panicles up to 12” long; female solitary
Fruit - Cones pendulous, on .75-1.75” long stalks
Leaf -
Fall Color - Brown, can be an excellent orange-brown to red-brown
Bark - Reddish brown when young, becoming darker, fissured and exfoliating in long narrow strips
Other Features - Seldom requires pruning due to neat, uniform, conical habit. ‘Ogon’ is a golden leaf form, significantly yellow on new growth.
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Easy to transplant; best in moist, deep, well-drained slightly acid soils; full sun; may grow late into summer and early fall and is damaged by an early freeze.
Native Habitat - Zones 5-8, eastern Szechuan and western China.
Diseases and Insects - No serious diseases, may be prone to canker infestations.
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Plants of this taxon:

Find Related Plants:
- Other plants with the common name Dawn Redwood.
- Other plants of the family Cupressaceae.
- Other plants of the genus Metasequoia.
- Other plants of the species Metasequoia glyptostroboides.