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, make 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, seed starting wafers, growing medium, bonsai scissors and rake with a spade, river stone, recycled US steel bonsai grow box, directions. What your forest could look like at: 3 years old. Box 3.25" high x 9.5" square.