Taxodium distichum

(Bald Cypress)


$149.99


Hardiness Zones:

 4a  4b  5a  5b  6a  6b  7a  7b  8a  8b  9a  9b

Quick Overview:

It is slender and conical in youth, becoming flat-topped in very old age. Sage-green, bipinnately compound leaves, which look more like feathers than needles, turn copper before falling. A tapering trunk is slightly buttressed at the swollen base. Exfoliating bark is red-brown to silver.

Description

Bald cypress is a majestic tree with soft, ferny foliage that enhances many landscapes. Enjoy the terra cotta hue of the foliage in the fall. The roots are not susceptible to suffocation making bald cypress a common candidate for parking lots. It is a deciduous conifer adaptable to wet or semi dry conditions. Does well in full sun. Bald refers to the deciduous nature uncommon among other conifers.

Additional information

Common Name

Bald Cypress

Botanical Name

Taxodium distichum

Container/Amount

8-10' bag

Evergreen or Deciduous

Deciduous

Hardiness Zone

4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b

Growth Rate

Average

Light Requirements

Part-sun, Sun

Height

100 ft.

Width

30 ft.

Soil Condition

Wet Soils

Water Needs

Average

Fragrance

No

Foliage Color

green

Deer Resistant

Yes

Fall Color

golden yellow/orange/brown

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