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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
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
Large £50.00 each 

Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2021
  • 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.
  • 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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