Commonly known as Alerce cypress, Patagonian cypress

Coniferous tree or shrub

Possibly the second oldest species on earth(after bristlecone pine).

Threatened by illegal logging and habitat destruction including burning.

Genus of one species of evergreen, monoecious or dioecious, coniferous tree or shrub found in limited areas of forest in Chile and Argentina.

  • Evergreen
  • Conifer
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Similar in appearance to junipers. Rare because of overfelling and habitat loss.
    Place of origin
    Limited areas of Chile and Argentina.

Buy Varieties of FITZROYA

FITZROYA cupressoides

FITZROYA cupressoides

Alerce cypress, Patagonian cypress

large graceful drooping branches on this spectacular and architechural conifer.Small nine scaled cones

£20.00 each 
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