Taxodium distichum 4
Taxodium distichum 4

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

Typical Height: 60’ - 80’
Typical Spread: 30’-40’

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.

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)
24' OA Height,
8' CT, 8' Canopy

All sizes are approximates
Photo taken by:
All Landscape Data, Inc.
August 2015
Florida USA

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