TREASURE TREES

#119 Dawn Redwood (Metasequoia glyptostroboides)

There is little known about this tree but it still stands near a pond.

Statistics (2000/2020)

  • Circumference (In.): 89"/136"
  • Height (Ft.): 87'/73'
  • Avg. Crown Spread (Ft.): 38'/51'
  • Total Points: 186/222

More Information

  • Nominated By: Unknown
  • Year Added: 2000
  • Current condition: Good
  • Neighborhood: Lake Wylie
  • Property Type: Private Business
  • Nearest Address: Private Property
  • Ecological Value: Dawn Redwoods are tolerant of pollution and can even be used as street trees. The species was first discovered from fossil records, not living plants. The first living Dawn Redwood was discovered during a plant expedition to China in the 1940s.
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