Leaf Identification

The leaves of the Dawn Redwood are linear, feathery, and fern-like. They are a light green in the spring, dark green in the summer, and reddish-bronze in the fall.

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Twig and Bud Identification

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Bark Identification

The Dawn Redwood has reddish and deeply fissured bark.

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Fruit Identification

The Dawn Redwood has oval, light brown females cones that are 3/4″ long and male pendant globose that are 1/2″ long.

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Flower Identification

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‘Raven’ Identification

The ‘Raven’ Dawn Redwood cultivar is different from normal Dawn Redwoods in that it has a pyramidal growth pattern, deeply furrowed bark, has better resistance to common leaf-disease, and low branching.

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