Bald Cypress (Taxodium distichum)

Environment: This plant tolerates drought, flooding and some salt. This plant will grow in very dry to wet or submerged soil. Suitable soil is well-drained/loamy, sandy or clay. The pH preference is an acidic to slightly alkaline (less than 6.8 to 7.7) soil.

Attributes and Features:

  • Pest tolerant - Wetlands plant - Attracts butterflies - Inconspicuous blooms - Inconspicuous fruit - Fruit is edible by birds - Fruit attracts animals - Ozone tolerant

 

USDA Hardiness Zone :  4a - 10b
Exposure :  Full sun
Mature Height :  50 - 75 feet
Mature Spread :  25 - 35 feet
Flower :  Inconspicuous
Fruit :  Green
Foliage :  Green
Fall Color :  Not showy
Form/Shape :  Upright
Growth Rate :  Fast growth rate
Persistence :  Deciduous Tree
Family Name :  Cupressaceae (Cypress)

Plant Care

Sizes

15 Gallon :  Presently Unavailable
24" Box :  Currently Available
    Caliper : 2.5 - 3"
    Height  : 15 - 16'
    Spread : 5 - 5.5'

36" Box :  Currently Available
    Caliper : 4 - 5.25"
    Height  : 18 - 22'
    Spread : 8 - 9'

60" Box :  Currently Available
    Caliper : 9 - 10"
    Height  : 25 - 35'
    Spread : 16 - 19'

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