Genus Metasequoia Species glyptostroboides Cultivar 'Gold Rush' Common Name Gold Rush Dawn Redwood Patent ID Height 50 to 60 Feet Spread 15 to 20 Feet Habit Upright pyramidal habit. Very slow growing. Zone 5 to 10 Culture Full sun. Flower Flower Color Foliage Bright yellow when emerges and matures to golden yellow. Orange brown fall color. Deciduous. Categories: Conifer Specialty Tree Description A deciduous coniferous tree that likes wet feet!