metasequoia gold rush

$89.99. Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Gold Rush' Sku #3616 This fast-growing, pyramidal conifer has soft fern-like gold foliage that tends to not burn in full sun. It features an upright, narrowly conical form that enhances many landscapes. Tolerate: Deer, Clay Soil, Wet Soil, Air Pollution. Excellent landscape specimen or street tree. Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Gold Rush' (Dawn Redwood) is a large deciduous coniferous tree of great beauty. Metasequoia glyptostroboides, commonly called dawn redwood, is a deciduous, coniferous tree that grows in a conical shape to 100’ tall. © 2020 Monrovia Nursery Company. As the tree matures, the trunk broadens at the base and develops attractive and sometimes elaborate fluting. Bark on mature trees is often deeply fissured. By clicking "LOGIN", you are However, it was not until 1941 that it was first discovered growing in the wild near the town of Modaoqi, China by Chinese forester, T. Kan. Best foliage color is in full sun. It is best suited to large gardens and parks. $0.00. Seeds collected from the original site were made available to the Missouri Botanical Garden in 1947. Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Gold Rush' (Dawn redwood 'Gold Rush' ) will reach a height of 40m and a spread of 10m after 20-50 years. It reportedly grows somewhat slower than the species. Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Gold Rush' This is an unusual cultivar of the deciduous Dawn Redwood. Metasequoia glyptostroboides Gold Rush – Dawn Redwood. Appreciates consistent moisture. Grow in humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil in full sun with plenty of room to grow. Trees will typically rise to 10-15’ tall over the first 10 years, eventually maturing over time to 70-100’ tall. Note: This plant is currently NOT for sale. It is related to and closely resembles bald cypress (Taxodium) and redwood (Sequoia). From fossil records, dawn redwood is known to have existed as many as 50,000,000 years ago. In spring, the needles emerge nearly chartreuse-yellow, hold their color well into summer, then turn orange brown in fall before dropping. Use it as the centerpiece of a jungle-style garden, in traditional woodlands or as part of an Asian scheme. Cultivation. The Garden wouldn't be the Garden without our Members, Donors and Volunteers. Your plants are actively growing and we will only deliver them once they meet our rigorous quality standards, Discover new plants and design ideas for your garden, 817 E. Monrovia Place Azusa, California 91702-1385. Foliage gradually turns orange-brown in fall. It is most attractive around water gardens but beware of needle litter. Originally raised in Japan, 'Gold Rush' is a beautiful new deciduous conifer that is easily identifiable by its bright gold feathery foliage. The name, Metasequoia, comes from the Greek word meta, meaning changed and refers to sequoia, which it is related to. It will make a fine specimen tree for a large garden where it can be afforded enough space to reach its potential of 8 metres tall or more. Low Maintenance, Specimen tree, Waterside. May be an effective container plant when small. $55.00. $55.00. The living species Metasequoia glyptostroboides is native to Lichuan county in Hubei province, China. Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Goldrush' is a little less vigorous then the classic species and grows to be a striking tree with a narrow, upright habit, ideal for gardens or woodland. Metasequoia glyptostroboides, the dawn redwood, is a fast-growing, endangered deciduous conifer, the sole living species of the genus Metasequoia, one of three species in the subfamily Sequoioideae. Suggested uses. Makes a fine hardy specimen tree. Dutch horticulturalist Peter Zweinburg brought it to Europe and changed the name to 'Gold Rush'. Best grown in moist, humusy, well-drained soils in full sun. Position: Full sun. capable of growing more than 8 metres. In autumn, my ‘Gold Rush’ begins changing color at least three weeks after the straight species. Once thought extinct, the Dawn Redwood was rediscovered in its native China in the mid 1940s. Good in an open but sheltered position. Metasequoia 'Gold Rush' Bedner's Greenhouse. It features linear, feathery, fern-like foliage that is soft to the touch. ‘Gold Rush’ is a cultivar that features soft, linear, feathery, fern-like foliage that is distinctively golden-yellow throughout summer. Will grow quickly so long as not in poor soil. Around 1993 Dutch horticulturist Peter Zweinburg of Boskoop, Holland obtained it and brought it into Europe for distribution under the name ‘Gold Rush’ ('Goldrush'). Deciduous. By rights, it should probably be listed as Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Ogon' GOLD RUSH to preserve its original cultivar name. The plant is now protected by law in China. This is a deciduous conifer. Your plant(s) will ship to the garden center you chose within the next 21 days. All Rights Reserved. This is a large tree that needs a large space. This page is preserved for informational use, met-uh-see-KWOY-uh glip-toh-stroh-BOY-deez. Metasequoia, or dawn redwoods, is a genus of fast-growing deciduous trees, one of three species of conifers known as redwoods. Specific epithet means resembling the genus Glyptostrobus. Rate of Growth: Moderate. No worries. The Dawn Redwood. It reportedly grows somewhat slower than the species. Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat. Although the shortest of the redwoods, it grows to at least 165 feet (50 meters) in height. Foliage gradually turns orange-brown in fall. It is a fast-growing selection of dawn redwood with pleasing bright yellow feathery foliage that will turn tawny brown before being shed in the fall. 20851. Unlike most cone-bearing trees, it loses its foliage each winter. Hardiness: Hardy. In autumn, the yellow turns to an unusual tawny- pinkish brown colour. 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