Dawn Redwood Seeds
Name: Jess D.
Where are the seeds on the dawn redwood? We have one that
holds sentimental value (its seeds were brought to NZ from China 1949)
that needs to be cut down but has never produced seedlings. I want to
know if I can find the seeds to grow a seedling.
In the cones. Here is a photo of some on-line
And this one discusses extracting the seeds from the cones:
The cones ripen in early December and are shed soon thereafter:
Finally, a good overall site for the dawn redwood or Metasequoia:
Anthony Brach Ph.D.
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Update: June 2012