Taxodium distichum 2
Taxodium distichum 2

Taxodium distichum
(Bald Cypress)
USDA Zone: 4 – 10B
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Origin: Southeastern USA
Type: Deciduous Tree

Typical Height: 60’ - 80’
(18.0-24.0mts)
Typical Spread: 30’-40’
(9.0-12.0mts)

Growth: Medium
Drought Tolerance: High
Salt Tolerance: Medium
Wind Tolerance: High
Foliage Color: Chartreuse
Flower Color: N/A
Flowering Season: Spring
Flower Feature: Cone
Light Needs: High
Nutritional Needs: Low
Human Hazards: None
Family: Taxodiaceae
Propagation: Seeds
Leaf Type: Needles
Environmental Issues: None

Typical sizes at the nursery:
3G (3’-4’ OA)
7G (4’-6’OA)
15G (6’-8’OA – 2”C)
30G (8’-10’OA – 3”C)
45G (10’-12’OA – 4”C)
65G (12’-14’OA – 4.5”C)
100G (14’-16’OA – 5”C)
FG (12’-20’OA)   

Typical planting distance:
30' O.C.
(9.0mts)

Common Uses: Shade tree, Parks, Boulevards, Tree for wet places,
Category: Large Tree

Notes: Pyramidal growth when young, Florida native,

+ In this Photo:
Taxodium distichum
(Bald Cypress)
Leaves close up

All sizes are approximates
Photo taken by:
All Landscape Data, Inc.
August 2015
Orlando
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.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=m510

http://www.floridata.com/ref/t/taxodium.cfm

http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pdffiles/ST/ST62000.pdf