Metasequoia glyptostroboides | Water cypress

The metasequoia Glyptostroboides is a coniferous deciduous tree and grows about 25-30 meters high. The needles turn orange-brown in autumn. She is considered a living fossil. The species was quite common in East Asia before the last ice age.


Available in size:

Bare root, Wire clod


Large gardens, Solitary, Squares and parks, Streets

Growing conditions:

(Semi-)shade, Dry (sandy) soil, Endures reasonable hardening, Moist (clay) soil, Normal bottom, Sunny, Windproof

Adult height:

First size trees 12+ m


endures hardening, moist and permeable


green to reddish brown, ovoid to spherical cones about 15-20 mm in size


avenues, gardens and green spaces, parks, streets

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