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Metasequoia Glyptostroboides Gold Rush

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An elegant small tree with soft golden leaves

The Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Goldrush' (Redwood) has delicate filigree leaves that remain gold throughout the summer ending in an autumn display of orange and golden tints. It also has the same soft cinnamon bark as M. glyptostroboides. It is slower growing than the normal Dawn Redwood and produces little shade due to its thin conical shape. It is Ideal for planting near water as it particularly enjoys moist conditions.

Plant details

Item Number: 521953

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  • Colour: Yellow, Green
  • Features:
  • Size: 12L container

In depth plant information

Property Value
Plant type Conifer
Season of interest Autumn
Evergreen No
Plant height 400 cm - 800 cm
Plant width 250 cm - 400 cm
Fragrant flowers No
Attracts bees No
Attracts butterflies No
Plant height in 5 years 200 cm
Hardiness zone (?) H7

Will perform best in these conditions

Property Value
Soil type Chalk, Clay, Sand, Loam
Light exposure Full sun, Part shade
Soil drainage Well drained, Moist
Planting site Cottage garden, Informal garden, Flower border and beds, City garden, Courtyard garden, Coastal or drought resistant

Delivered direct from Frank Matthews who deliver once a week. Orders placed by 12pm Monday will be delivered the same week, usually on a Wednesday or Thursday.  

Delivery costs £4.95, or is free on orders over £59.