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Metasequoia glyptostroboides - 'Goldrush'

Metasequoia glyptostroboides - 'Goldrush'
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Type Tree, Deciduous
Form Conical-Shaped Tree, Architectural Form
Size Large Tree (8m or more height)
Colours Golden Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required
Hardiness Frost hardy
Growth Slow Growing Plant
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Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Metasequoia glyptostroboides:

  • Attractive autumn colour
  • Ornamental winter bark / tracery
  • Architectural plant – ideal as a ‘stand out’ plant
  • Attractive form or foliage for all year interest
  • Tolerates permanently wet soil
  • Tolerates heavy clay soils

Weaknesses of Metasequoia glyptostroboides

  • Will not tolerate exposed, cold or hot and sunny locations
  • Does not produce showy attractive flowers

Design & Plant Use for Metasequoia glyptostroboides:

  • Added winter interest from attractive bark or stems

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