Left on its own it will assume a more conical shape. GROWTH SIZE: Dwarf: 1 to 6 inches (2.5 – 15 cm) per year / 1 to 5 feet (0.3 – 1.5 m) after 10 years, Explore other Metasequoia glyptostroboides trinomial, Sign up for our free quarterly E-newsletter List. Can burn in full sun. Its lush, deciduous foliage is variegated and variable depending on sun exposure. Sold under the name of 'Schirrmann's Nordlicht' in Europe. Category: Trees. Metasequoia, Dawn Redwood 'North Light' Metasequoia glyptostroboides. In settings with full sun, yellow hues will dominate, while is a shadier area, the variegation will be creamier. During the winter, this deciduous conifer displays the dark red bark that gives the species its name. Copyright 2019, Conifer Kingdom, All Rights Reserved. This practice is in conflict with the proper rules of nomenclature and should not be tolerated in the trade. I will be ordering again in the future. latifolia 'Chief Joseph' _ Lodgepole Pine _. However, since this this is a relatively new cultivar in the nursery trade, long-term performance is not yet known. Water Requirements: Unknown - Tell us. Its ortet is a witch's broom mutation found by Schirrmann on a specimen of M. glyptostroboides 'White Spot' sometime prior to 2005. Yet another exciting dwarf dawn redwood that is sure to turn heads this season. In settings with full sun, yellow hues will dominate, while is a shadier area, the variegation will be creamier. Keep up the good work! I am alwasys pleased with selection variety, order process, shipping updates, and my plants when they arrive. As winter approaches, the foliage will turn a nice russet brown before being shed. 'Northlight' ('Schirrmann's Nordlicht') is a Dawn Redwood variety with variegated leaves and a dwarf globose habit. Winfried Schirrmann of Schacht-Audorf, Germany is credited with the origin and introduction of this cultivar. Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Schirrmann's Nordlicht' Dwarf Dawn Redwood a colorful foliage on a small scale. 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. The bright creamy foliage on this dawn redwood is spectacular. 'Schirrmann's Nordlicht' is a dwarf selection that will reach 4-6ft in 15 years. Typical rate of growth in most areas in 4 to 6 inches (10 - 15 cm) per year, resulting in a globose specimen, 5 to 6 feet (1.5 - 1.8 m) tall and 3 to 5 feet (90 to 150 cm) wide after 10 years in the garden. Sold under the name of 'Schirrmann's Nordlicht' in Europe. Principal photography was generously donated by Janice LeCocq Photgraphy, Additions to the International Conifer Register. This database was developed and is maintained by dedicated volunteers. It's compact habit is ideal for small spaces. Attribution from: Dennis Lee; article in ACS Conifer Quarterly, vol 31 no 4, Fall 2014, RECOMMENDED HARDINESS ZONES: In the U.S., 'Schirrmann's Nordlicht' is often seen marketed under the name North Lights, which is a translation of the original German name. GROWTH SHAPE: Globe or Globose A nice focal plant from the Netherlands! ACS Collectors' Conifer of the Year Program. This cultivar responds quite well to pruning and shearing so it will prove to be little problem to keep within bounds. The branching of this unique, weeping cultivar provides visual appeal in the winter. You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the link in the footer of our emails. Can burn in full sun. COLOR: Variegated White or Cream Its lush, deciduous foliage is variegated and variable depending on sun exposure. Very fast shiping and lovely healthy plants. ORIGIN: Witch's Broom A dwarf globose form with cream-yellow foliage with reddish branchlet highlights. Deciduous. Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Schirrmann's Nordlicht' is a dwarf selection of dawn redwood with bright, cheery colorful foliage on a small scale. ‘Northlight’ was discovered in Europe as a chance witches’ broom mutation on a specimen of Metasequoia glyptostroboides ‘White Spot’. Needs protection for the scorching afternoon sun. In settings with full sun, yellow hues will dominate, while is a shadier area, the variegation will be creamier. Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Schirrmann's Nordlicht' is a dwarf selection of dawn redwood with bright, cheery colorful foliage on a small scale. TRINOMIAL TYPE: Cultivar Northlight Dawn Redwood Growing and Maintenance Tips While metasequoia have the appearance of an evergreen, they shed their needles every fall. A dwarf globose form with cream-yellow foliage with reddish branchlet highlights. My orders were received in perfect condition! A deciduous, pyramidal formed Dawn Redwood with cream-white variegation on light green foliage. Sun exposure will determine colors. 5 (-10 to -20 F / -23.3 to -28.9 C), HORTICULTURAL STATUS: Established Its compact form and variable deciduous foliage makes a nice color spot in any garden. Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'North Light', Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Miss Grace' _ Dawn Redwood _, Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Bizzarger' _ Dawn Redwood _, Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Silhouette' _ Dawn Redwood _, Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Matthaei Broom' _ Dawn Redwood _, Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Hamlet's Broom' _ Dawn Redwood _, Abies koreana 'Kohout's Ice Breaker' _ Korean Fir _, Abies nordmanniana 'Golden Spreader' _ Nordmann Fir _, Picea pungens 'Ruby Teardrops' _ Colorado Spruce _, Pinus contorta var. Click the button below to add the Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Schirrmann's Nordlicht' ('North Light') _ Dawn Redwood _ to your wish list. In spite of it all, the waxy, fine, ferny foliage makes for quite the impression in the garden. Plants are decidedly dwarf, developing a rounded crown of … Family: Cupressaceae (koo-press-AY-see-ee) Genus: Metasequoia (met-uh-see-KWOY-uh) Species: glyptostroboides (glip-toh-stroh-BOY-deez) Cultivar: North Light: Additional cultivar information: (aka Schirrmann's Nordlicht) One vendor has this plant for sale. For information about our privacy practices, please visit our website. Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Schirrmann's Nordlicht' was one of three plants selected in 2015 for inclusion into the 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. Trees produce large quantities of short, upright branches that form a dense mound with a mature size of 4-5 feet tall and a similar width. I will definitely order again from CK.