Medium Redwood Bonsai Tree (Metasequoia Glyptostroboides)

Medium Redwood Bonsai Tree (Metasequoia Glyptostroboides)


The Dawn Redwood, a native of Manchuria China, is truly the most thrilling among Redwoods. Initially believed to be extinct, it was rediscovered in the 1940s. This true Redwood is a living fossil, a solitary species from an era when vast forests of these trees existed. Introduced to the U.S. in 1948, it has gained popularity as an ornamental tree. Its foliage is more delicate than that of native Redwoods and uniquely, it is deciduous. In the fall, the light green sprays turn yellow, then bronze, before falling off, a trait only shared with the Larches.

This 5-year-old tree stands 15-16" tall and produces 5-6mm long cones during spring. It is recommended to keep it outdoors and a suitable humidity/drip tray can be added at a small additional cost.

During late summer (August), it may be shipped with mature, transitioning foliage as the tree prepares for dormancy. It may also be shipped with no foliage during autumn and winter. However, the tree will emerge from dormancy and re-grow foliage in early Spring.