A deciduous tree, with bark that easily peels in strips. The branch-lets are arranged in opposite pattern and bear tight green cone supported by a thin stem.
The tree in a park.
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.