Cupressus sempervirens 4
Cupressus sempervirens 4

Cupressus sempervirens
(Italian cypress)
(Mediterranean cypress)
USDA Zone: 7 – 10B
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Origin: Southern Europe
Type: Evergreen Tree; Conifers

Typical Height: 30’-50’
(9.0–15.0mts)
Typical Spread: 3’-6’
(0.9–1.8mts)

Growth: Fast
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Salt Tolerance: Medium
Wind Tolerance: High
Foliage Color: Green; Blue-green
Flower Color: Brown
Flowering Season: Summer
Flower Feature: Cone; Fragrant
Light Needs: High
Nutritional Needs: Medium
Human Hazards: None
Family: Cupressaceae
Propagation: Cuttings; Air Layers
Leaf Type: Scale-like
Texture: Fine
Environmental Issues: None

Typical sizes at the nursery:
3G (2’-4’OA)
7G (4’-6’OA)
15G (6’-8’OA)
25G (8’-10’OA)
30G (10’-12’OA)
45G (12’-14’OA)
65G (14’-18’OA)

Typical planting distance:
60" O.C.
(1.5 mts)

Common Uses: Residence; Parks; Perimeter
Category: Accents
    
Notes: A very formal slender evergreen tree

+ In this Photo:
Cupressus sempervirens
(Italian cypress)
28' OA Height,
3' Canopy
4' O.C.

All sizes are approximates
Photo taken by:
All Landscape Data, Inc.
May 2014
Miami Beach
Florida USA

Sources:
Betrock’s
Reference Guide to
Florida Landscape Plants

Landscape Plants for South Florida
A manual for gardeners,
landscapers and homeowners.

The Landscape Manual
Prepared by the Miami-Dade
County
Department of
Planning and Zoning

Betrock’s
Plant Finder

Internet Sources:
http://www.floridata.com/ref/c/cup_semp.cfm

http://www.backyardgardener.com/plantname/pda_ef85.html

http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/53329/