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Commonly known as Swamp cypress, Yew cypress

  • Deciduous - bright-green shoots in spring, becoming darker in summer and turning striking rust-red in autumn
  • Conifer - male cones occur in groups, female are scattered.
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - appealing in winter when tracery of branchlets are silhouetted against the sky or are frosted.
  • Pests & Diseases - trouble free
  • Place of origin - south-eastern USA, Mexico
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving -
  • Wet or boggy soil - also grows well away from water in moist, acidic soil.
  • Tree Shape - Conical -
Taxodium distichum - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of TAXODIUM

TAXODIUM distichum

TAXODIUM distichum  >

Commonly known as: Bald cypress, Deciduous cypress, Swamp cypress.
Prefers boggy moist conditions where this conical tree with pale green leaves and splendid rust brown autumn colour will perform to best effect
Small £17.50 each

TAXODIUM distichum var. imbricarium 'Nutans'

TAXODIUM distichum var. imbricarium 'Nutans' >

Commonly known as: Deciduous cypress, Swamp cypress.
Columnar tree with short spreading and ascending branches
£45.00 each
Large £60.00 each

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