Dawn Redwood

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications

November 19, 2014

Metasequoia in the fall

Dawn Redwood

Metasequoia in the fall

Metasequoia in the fall

Dawn redwood (Metasequoia glyptostroboides) is one of the few conifers that are deciduous rather than evergreen. The foliage on specimens at the Arboretum has been displaying orangish russet autumn color and is now starting to fall. Read all about this unique “living fossil.”
Arnoldia 58/4, 1998 [pdf]

— Nancy Rose, Editor of Arnoldia

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