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
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Alternate (almost opposite), narrowly lance-shaped leaves 2cm (¾in) long.
  • Height
    20-40m (70-130ft)
  • Spread
    6-9m (20-30ft)
  • Conifer
    Pale-brown, shallowly fissured bark. Spherical, green, female cones 3cm (1¼in) across ripen to brown in autumn. Pendent, red male cones expand in winter.
  • 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
  • Partial shade

TAXODIUM distichum

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  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Place of origin
    Southeastern USA.
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Bog garden
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    (see photos above)
  • Seasonal Interest
  • Soil Conditions
    Acid / ericaceous loving
    Wet or boggy soil
  • Tree Shape
    Becomes columnar and often ragged with age due to its brittle branches.
20-40m (70-130ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  6-9m (20-30ft)

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