Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Schirrmann's Nordlicht' Dwarf Dawn Redwood a colorful foliage on a small scale. Its compact form and variable deciduous foliage makes a nice color spot in any garden. Sun exposure will determine colors. In settings with full sun, yellow hues will dominate, while is a shadier area, the variegation will be creamier. As winter approaches, the foliage will turn a nice russet brown before being shed. In spite of it all, the waxy, fine, ferny foliage makes for quite the impression in the garden. Prefers organic rich well-drained soil. Sometimes sold as 'North Lights'