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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
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Small £16.50 each
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  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of Origin - southeastern USA.
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Height - 20-40m (70-130ft)
  • Spread - 6-9m (20-28ft)
  • 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.
  • Deciduous - alternate (almost opposite), narrowly lance-shaped leaves 2cm (¾in) long.
  • Tree
  • Acid loving
  • Wet or boggy soil
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Conical - 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 (20-28ft)

Buy Varieties of TAXODIUM distichum

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
£50.00 each

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