#044 Dawn Redwood
(Metasequoia glyptostroboides)

This tree is believed to be planted at the same time as its sister tree, #003. Tree #375 in the Davidson Street Tree Inventory. The tree sits to the right of the entrance to Sloan Music Center from Concord Road. It is directly adjacent to the sidewalk on Concord Road. This tree sits directly next to Davidson Treasure Tree #010

Statistics (2020)

  • Circumference (In.): 93″
  • Height (Ft.): 79′
  • Avg. Crown Spread (Ft.): 46′
  • Diameter Breast Height (In.): 30″
  • Total Points: 184

More Information

  • Year Recognized: 2021
  • Current condition: Good
  • Property Type: Public campus
  • Ecological Value: This is a large, fast-growing, deciduous, pyramidal evergreen tree that grows up to 100′ tall with attractive, feathery foliage that is easy to transplant. This plant has minimal pest and disease problems. It can be utilized as a specimen tree for large areas such as parks, golf courses, large commercial or governmental grounds, and as a “living fossil”.