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Bald Cypress

Taxodium distichum

Bald Cypress

Plant Description

Distinctive, handsome, large tree with fine textured foliage. It is a conifer that loses its foliage in winter. Very adaptable to wet or dry sites but will not tolerate alkalinity.

Care Instructions

Grows best on deep, fine, sandy loams with plenty of moisture and good drainage. Requires sunny location. Prune in the fall.

Plant Type: Deciduous Tree

Height: 50-70'

Flower Color: None

Foliage: Fern like foliage, Bronze in Fall

Location: Sun

Spread: 30-40'

Bloom Period: None

Shape: Pyramidal

Growth Rate: Medium

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