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Common Name: Bald Cypress

Species Name: Taxodium distichum

Family Name: Cupressaceae





Plant Facts  
Origin North America
Sun Preference Full Sun
Susceptibility Twig blight, wood decay, canker, cypress moth, spider mites; usually problem free



ID Characteristics

  • Leaf and Stem Characteristics
    • Plant Height: 50-foot diameter, 120-foot height
    • Leaves: Deciduous, flattened, needle-like, 1/3-3/4 inches long, arranged in two rows on branchlets



Soil Preference Well-drained, deep and sandy loam
USDA Cold Hardiness Zone
Notes May be chlorotic at high pH; excellent drought and flood
tolerant tree
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