A fast-growing, deciduous conifer thought to have been extinct until 1949 where it was "discovered" living deep in the forests of central China.
Prefers full sun and moist, well drained soil. Rapid growth rate.
90' at maturity
40' at maturity
Male flowers bloom in clusters, and female trees produce single flowers.
Bright green needles turn pinkish tan to reddish bronze in fall.
Reddish-brown maturing to darker brown.
Native of China, first discovered in the fossil record before living examples were found in the 1940s.