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.
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.