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A picture of a Arizona Cypress

Arizona Cypress

Cupressus arizonica var. glabra

Also known as

Smooth Cypress, Cypress

Photo by CandideUK (All rights reserved)

Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H6

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

18m

Max

4m

15m

Min

2.5m

Arizona Cypress Overview

This bears smooth, red-purple flaky bark with whorled, scented blue-grey leaves and round, brown cones.

How to propagate Arizona Cypress

Seed

Propagate by seed sown in autumn or spring (but forms selected for leaf colour do not come true).

Cuttings

Evergreen current growth cuttings in autumn to spring. Deciduous softwood cuttings in summer.

Other uses of Arizona Cypress

Hedging, specimen, raw materials. Suitable for coastal conditions.