FITZROYA cupressoides

Commonly known as Alerce cypress, Patagonian cypress

Large graceful drooping branches on this bluish conifer which has a cypress-like habit. Surprisingly hardy but needs shelter from strong wind to avoid damage to more mature branches
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Oblong, dark-green leaves 5mm (¼in) long in whorls of 3.
  • Height
    15m (49ft)
  • Spread
    6m (20ft)
  • Conifer
    Conical tree or spreading shrub. Red-brown peeling bark.
  • Tree
  • Hardy - very cold winter
    Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
    Shelter from cold winds.

FITZROYA cupressoides

 
Availability yet to be determined - We don't yet know when or if this plant is coming back into stock
Large £50.00 each 
Delivery Information Availability yet to be determined

 

  • Additional Features
    Endangered in the wild
    These plants are listed on the International Union for Conservation of Nature's list of 'Red Plants'. This is a list of threatened species in the wild, they are either critically, endangered or vulnerable to extinction.
    Endangered
    Ornamental bark
    Pests & Diseases
    None
    Place of origin
    Chile, Argentina
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Tree Shape
    Narrowly columnar
15m (49ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  6m (20ft)
 

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