Metasequoia Avenue on the island of Mainau in Lake Constance.
The trees were grown from a specimen the nursery staff had obtained from the botanical gardens in Kiew (GB) in 1952.
The pictures show the trees during their dormant phase and include close-ups of bark, branches, and shed needles.
Armstrong Woods; introduced
Metasequoia glyptostroboides, the dawn redwood, is a fast-growing, critically endangered coniferous tree, the sole living species of the genus Metasequoia, one of three species in the subfamily Sequoioideae. It is native to the Sichuan-Hubei region of China. Although shortest of the redwoods, it grows to at least 200 ft (61 m) in height.