Tree Type: The Dawn Redwood is an impressive tree by any standard. It was long thought to be extinct—until it was discovered alive and well in a rural, mountainous area of China. The dawn redwood is relatively carefree and also fast growing, with one specimen in Virginia having reached 120 feet in 30 years!

Growth Rate:  Fast Growth Rate

Mature Size:  Grows to a heights of 70'-100'' and a spread of 25' at maturity.

Sun Preference:  Full Sun 

Soil Preference:  The Dawn Redwood is very versatile—growing in acidic, loamy, moist, sandy, well-drained, wet and clay soils. While it prefers moist conditions, the tree can withstand some flooding and has some drought tolerance..

Zone: 5-9