Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Sheridan Spire'
Sheridan Spire Dawn Redwood

 Plant Type:
 Deciduous / Evergreen:
Green (Lustrous bright green soft needles in the summer); Orange (Fall color can be an excellent orange-brown to red-brown)
Brown (Round cones beginning green and maturing brown)
 Ultimate Height:
60 feet
 Ultimate Spread:
20 feet
 Light Requirements:
Widely adapted to soils; tolerates extended flooding
Cultivated origin
 Diagnostic Characteristics:
Pinnately compound leaves are comparable to those of Taxodium distichum, except oppositely arranged with leaflets placed opposite, with rounded tips, and a distinct groove on top (adaxial). Also has "arm-pit" like depressions below branches that distinguish it from Taxodium distichum.

Additional Information

'Sheridan Spire' is more narrow and upright than the straight species. Metasequoia glyptostroboides is more tolerant of different sites than Taxodium distichum (Common Baldcypress). Prefers moist sites and can grow in water. Japanese beetles will feed on foliage. Does not like chalky soils with high pH.

4 Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Sheridan Spire' found

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= Heritage plant = Memorial plant
Number Accession ID Location
22023_00037*AFARM ANIMAL
32023_00037*BFARM ANIMAL
42023_00037*CFARM ANIMAL

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