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Swamp Cypress

Taxodium distichum

Also known as

Weeping swamp cypress, Deciduous cypress, Bald cypress

Full Shade
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

6a

USDA zone

-23°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

40m

Max

8m

12m

Min

4m

50 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Swamp Cypress Overview

This is a fast-growing tree which grows to about 36m in the wild. It has deeply fissured, fibrous reddish-brown bark. The leaves are slender, pointed, small and light green, and will turn rusty red in the autumn then golden brown before falling.

How to propagate Swamp Cypress

Cuttings

You can propagate from seeds or cuttings.

Seed

Other uses of Swamp Cypress

Year-round interest.

Clay | Soil Specific

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Achillea

Achillea spp.

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