Dawn Redwood (Metasequoia glyptostroboides) Known only as a fossil until 1946 when a Chinese forester discovered the first living specimen in the middle of a rice paddy in Tsang Wang. It was named the "discovery tree" and symbolizes the surprises still to be found in nature. Metasequoia, a true living fossil. Zones 4-8, makes a fast growing landscape tree or will bonsai very well due to the speed with which it grows. Includes: tree and moss seed, seedling training pots, growing medium, bonsai scissors, river stone, recycled US steel box, directions. What your forest could look like at: 3 years old. Box 3.25" high x 9.5" square.