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Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Gold Rush'

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More About Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Gold Rush'

  • AKA Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Ogon'
  • Deciduous, coniferous tree that grows in a conical shape
  • Soft, flat, yellow needles turn an orange-brown colour in the fall
  • Use as a specimen, for screening, or in a group setting

Zone:

4

Height:

4-5 m

Spread:

250-300 cm
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Gold Rush Dawn Redwood Growing and Maintenance Tips

While metasequoia have the appearance of an evergreen, they shed their needles every fall. Typically branched to the ground, they can be pruned up to expose the trunk.


Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Gold Rush' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Fast
Fast
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average
Moist to Wet Soils

Attributes

Fall Color
Deciduous conifer

Habit

Upright
Pyramidal

Foliage Color

Golden
Yellow

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Gold Rush'

Cedrus deodara 'Aurea'

Cedrus deodara 'Aurea'

Golden Deodar Cedar