Many trees planted in a long row.
Dawn Redwood (or Water Larch) (Metasequoia glyptostroboides)
3. - Upper Garden
Beside the duck pond this lovely tree in its' autumn colours.
Tree, approximately 12-15 feet tall. Oppositely-arranged pinnately compound clusters of flat, deciduous needles. Trunk is red/brown with a cracked look to the bark. Branches are slightly upswept. New growth at twig termini.
Look to be around 15-20 years old
Growing not far from the garden.
Several young amenity trees
Woody, deciduous mature tree,
approximately 50' tall, 20-25 ' width, narrowly conical shaped crown, dbh is around 40-45 cm,
pale brownish orang looking bark, exfoliating, darker flakes looks like vertical lines, fissured,
ascending branches, branchlets are pendulous, bright medium brown,
winter buds present, 3-6 mm, yellowish brown scales, opposite lateral branchlets, alternating leaf scars.
Rugged bark of the Dawn Redwood's base at the Morton Arboretum
Deciduous, not currently in leaf. White Plaza. Some cones remain on tree despite the fact that all leaves have fallen.
White plaza. Deciduous redwood; interesting cones/fruits left on tree