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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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  • 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
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - none
  • 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 - Entire - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Lanceolate - see photos above
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving -
  • Wet or boggy soil
  • Tree Shape - 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 (20-30ft)
 

Buy Varieties of TAXODIUM distichum

TAXODIUM distichum var. imbricarium 'Nutans'

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