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Commonly known as Swamp cypress, Yew cypress
DeciduousBright-green shoots in spring, becoming darker in summer and turning striking rust-red in autumn
ConiferMale cones occur in groups, female are scattered.
Additional FeaturesGood to knowAppealing in winter when tracery of branchlets are silhouetted against the sky or are frosted.Pests & DiseasesTrouble freePlace of originSouth-eastern USA, MexicoResistant to honey fungusThese plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
Soil ConditionsAcid / ericaceous lovingWet or boggy soilAlso grows well away from water in moist, acidic soil.
Buy Varieties of TAXODIUM
prefers boggy moist conditions where this conical tree with pale green leaves and splendid rust brown autumn colour will perform to best effect
columnar tree with short spreading and ascending branches