A handsome tree through all the seasons with a slender, pyramidal form. Resembles the California Redwood. An upright specimen tree in the landscape. Soft, ferny leaves are bright green through summer, becoming tawny pink and burnished gold through autumn. Grows best in moisture retentive soil. A taller and narrower selection we stock is Metasequoia glyptostroboides ‘Sheridan Spire’. Deciduous tree that grows at a fast rate to reach 12m (H) x 5m (W) in 10 years.