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Metasequoia Glyptostroboides

Botanical Name:

Metasequoia glyptostroboides

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How to Grow
Water
Medium - High
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Full Sun
6+ hours of direct sun per day
Characteristics

Plant Type

Conifers, Trees, Tree

Lifespan

Woody

Flower

Flowers not showy; 0.7-1 in. dark brown cones on long stalks

Fruit

Confiers so do not produce fruits, they produce cones. Trees are monoecious. Female cones are pendulous, dark brown, ellipsois or "barrel-like", up to an inch long and less than an inch wide, have 14-28 scales, and have an apical surface that is depressed medially. Male cones are globose and 1/2" long.

Taxonomy

Order

Pinales

Family

Cupressaceae

Genus

Metasequoia

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