Metasequoia glyptostroboides ‘Gold Rush’ is deciduous and has the same handsome habit and horizontal branches as the species.Full sun produces best color, though partial shade is recommended in warmer summer climates. Although shortest of the redwoods, it can grow to 120 ft (37 m) in height. It should be noted that the foliage will burn in the full sun. A golden form of Dawn Redwood growing at the rate of 2/3 the species. Full sun produces best color, though partial shade is recommended in warmer summer climates. (Golden-leaved Dawn Redwood) Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Goldrush' is a superb conical tree with vivid golden-yellow foliage in summer which does not burn in strong sunlight. Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Gold Rush' Golden Dawn Redwood. Golden Dawn Redwood Intense, golden yellow, feathery foliage makes this striking, new cultivar easily recognizable. In 1995, New Oji Paper Company applied for a U.S. patent for this tree under the name, 'Golden Oji.' Metasequoia glyptostroboides, the dawn redwood, is a fast-growing, endangered deciduous conifer, the sole living species of the genus Metasequoia, one of three species in the subfamily Sequoioideae. Metasequoia glyptostroboides, as described in 1948 by Wan Chun Cheng and Hu Hsen Hsu, in Bulletin of the Fan Memorial Institute of Biology, is commonly known as dawn redwood, water fir, or water larch; as well as 水杉 (shui shan) in the Chinese language, which literally translates to "water fir." The dawn redwood (straight species) grows much faster than ‘Gold Rush’ ‘Gold Rush’ is predictably a mix of yellow and chartreuse in the spring and summer. The live plants were discovered in the 1940s in Northern China. Full sun produces best color, though partial shade is recommended in warmer summer climates. GROWTH SIZE: Large: greater than 12 inches (30 cm) per year / greater than 12 feet (4 m) after 10 years, Explore other Metasequoia glyptostroboides trinomial, Sign up for our free quarterly E-newsletter List. A mature specimen will easily exceed 20 feet (7 m) tall after 10 years in the landscape. You may need to download version 2.0 now from the Chrome Web Store. Local villagers refer to the original tree from which most others derive as Shui-shan (水杉), or "water fir", which is part of a local shrine. The original tree was planted in 1977 at the Kameyama breeding station, Institute for Forest Tree Improvement, New Oji Paper Co., Ltd, Mie, Japan. The new cultivar, `Golden Dawn`, was reproduced by grafting hardwood scions of `Golden Dawn` onto the understock of Metasequoia glyptostroboides. Young trees that do not receive adequate irrigation are highly prone to sun damage. It is a fast-growing selection of dawn redwood with pleasing bright yellow feathery foliage that will turn tawny brown before being shed in the fall. Honored by the American Conifer Society as the Conifer of the Year for 2006! It is also occasionally seen listed as 'Golden Mantle.' Metasequoia glyptostroboides, as described in 1948 by Wan Chun Cheng and Hu Hsen Hsu, in Bulletin of the Fan Memorial Institute of Biology, is commonly known as dawn redwood, water fir, or water larch; as well as 水杉 (shui shan) in the Chinese language, which literally translates to "water fir." Enjoy access to exclusive content, Conifer Database, garden visits, Conifer Q&A Forums, nursery tours with member discounts on unusual cultivars, scholarships for hort students and more. Performance & security by Cloudflare, Please complete the security check to access. It'll take about 30 years for it to get that tall, but rest assured, it won't magically stop there. Completing the CAPTCHA proves you are a human and gives you temporary access to the web property. This cultivar originated in 1974 in Japan as a seedling selected from a batch of X-ray irradiated seed by the New Oji Paper Company. Since its rediscovery in 1944, the dawn redwood has become … Plants are vigorous and will mature two thirds the size of the species. Metasequoia glyptostroboides ‘Gold Rush’ is deciduous and has the same handsome habit and horizontal branches as the species. This is a deciduous conifer. An classic selection of dawn redwood with striking, golden-yellow foliage that holds its coloration throughout the growing season. In 1993, Pieter Zwijnenburg Jr., Boskoop, The Netherlands got the first propagation material directly from Japan and renamed it 'Goldrush' and began distributing it under that name in 1997. Cloudflare Ray ID: 5f9973eadf19e268 It now survives only in wet lower slopes and montane river and stream valleys in the border region of Hubei and Hunan provinces and Chongqing municipality in south-central China, notably in Lichuan county in Hubei. In autumn, my ‘Gold Rush’ begins changing color at least three weeks after the straight species. • Intense, golden yellow, feathery foliage makes this striking, new cultivar easily recognizable. TRINOMIAL TYPE: Cultivar 'Ogon' was one of two plants selected in 2006, the inaugural year of the highly popular ACS Collectors' Conifer of the Year Program. Another way to prevent getting this page in the future is to use Privacy Pass. Our 25 year old plant is 30x15wide. This database was developed and is maintained by dedicated volunteers. Gold Rush Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Gold Rush' Sku #3616 This fast-growing, pyramidal conifer has soft fern-like gold foliage that tends to not burn in full sun. Your IP: 103.78.195.43 Metasequoia glyptostroboides ‘Ogon’ is renown for its chartreuse yellow needles that emerge in the spring. Around that same time, Larry Stanley & Sons nursery, Boring Oregon received it and starting distributing it under the name 'Gold Rush,' which to this day is the most commonly seen misspelling. Unlike most cone-bearing trees, it loses its foliage each winter. 'Ogon' will create a striking statement in the landscape with it's golden foliage and heavily buttressed trunk. For information about our privacy practices, please visit our website. If you are on a personal connection, like at home, you can run an anti-virus scan on your device to make sure it is not infected with malware. It is a fast-growing selection of dawn redwood with pleasing bright yellow feathery foliage that will turn tawny brown before being shed in the fall. Positive: On Jun 2, 2004, edgeworthia from Garner, NC wrote: also known in trade as "ogon." RECOMMENDED HARDINESS ZONES: • Propagation: [See under species - (Metasequoia glytostroboides)] I have a friend successfully growing it exposed in Zone 4a Minnesota. They will grow at a similar rate for many decades, then maybe start slowing down. Metasequoia, or dawn redwoods, is a genus of fast-growing deciduous trees, one of three species of conifers known as redwoods. ACS Collectors' Conifer of the Year Program. If you are are using it and are not a member, consider joining or donating to the ACS to support this and our other educational projects. Golden Dawn Redwood. The delicate, fern-like gold foliage holds it color well into summer. Parentage: Metasequoia glyptostroboides (common type). Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Gold Rush' (Dawn Redwood) is a large deciduous coniferous tree of great beauty. Which one is correct? Principal photography was generously donated by Janice LeCocq Photgraphy, Additions to the International Conifer Register. COLOR: Yellow or Gold This plant has a very long and confusing saga pertaining to its proper nomenclature. 5 (-10 to -20 F / -23.3 to -28.9 C), HORTICULTURAL STATUS: Established The dawn redwood is said to be a living fossil. It features an upright, narrowly conical form that enhances many landscapes. plan ahead...can reach 100 feet. Supplied Size 5L pot (3 - 4 years old, 80 - 100 cm tall) This is for zone 6b. With this definition, the name 'Ogon' is the valid cultivar name. Hi, In the fall, the deciduous foliage transforms into a rich orange color and eventually shed to showcase a peeling bark for winter. Intense, golden-yellow, feathery foliage makes this striking, new cultivar easily recognizable. Can you please confirm the right height and weight. Its original Japanese name was 'Ogon' which translates to "gold bullion" or "gold coin". From fossil records, dawn redwood is known to … Deciduous conifer that has the same handsome habit and horizontal branches as the species. If you are at an office or shared network, you can ask the network administrator to run a scan across the network looking for misconfigured or infected devices. ORIGIN: Seedling Selection The living species Metasequoia glyptostroboides is native to Lichuan county in Hubei province, China. Metasequoia glyptostroboides, commonly called dawn redwood, is a deciduous, coniferous tree that grows in a conical shape to 100’ tall. In the John Day Fossil Beds of Central Oregon there are many examples of dawn redwood. Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Ogon' is commonly known by the trade name Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Gold Rush'. It is related to and closely resembles bald cypress (Taxodium) and redwood (Sequoia). I still did not plant. In the case of the golden dawn redwoods, they'll grow a foot or more every year for a very long time. but assuming the best possible atmosphere, how tall would it grow? Although the shortest of the redwoods, it grows to at least 165 feet (50 meters) in height. 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