Ogon Dawn Redwood
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - Fast, 50’ in 15-20 yearsMature Height - 70-100’Mature Width - 25’Longevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Monoecious; male flowers in racemes or panicles up to 12” long; female solitaryFruit - Cones pendulous, on .75-1.75” long stalksLeaf - Fall Color - Brown, can be an excellent orange-brown to red-brownBark - Reddish brown when young, becoming darker, fissured and exfoliating in long narrow stripsOther 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.Strength - Weakness -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.