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Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Northlight' (Schirrmann's Nordlicht)

Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Schirrmann's Nordlicht' - Northlight Dawn Redwood

Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Schirrmann's Nordlicht' - Northlight Dawn Redwood

More About Metasequoia glyptostroboides Northlight ('Schirrmann's Nordlicht')

  • Dwarf, rounded habit
  • Soft, creamy-white foliage
  • Foliage turns golden in autumn
  • Use as a specimen in the rock garden or as a water feature

Interesting Notes:

Originated from a witch's broom mutation on M.g. 'White Spot'. Ultimate size is unknown, May reach to 150cm when fully mature 

Zone:

5

Height:

80-100 cm

Spread:

80-100 cm
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Northlight Dawn Redwood Growing and Maintenance Tips

While metasequoia have the appearance of an evergreen, they shed their needles every fall. The branching of this unique, weeping cultivar provides visual appeal in the winter.  Needs protection for the scorching afternoon sun. 


Metasequoia glyptostroboides Northlight ('Schirrmann's Nordlicht') Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Slow

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Habit

Compact
Rounded
Dwarf

Foliage Color

White

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Northlight' (Schirrmann's Nordlicht)

Tsuga canadensis 'Gentsch White'

Tsuga canadensis 'Gentsch White'

Gentsch White Canadian Hemlock