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A picture of a Alerce cypress

Alerce cypress

Fitzroya spp.

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

15m

Max

10m

Min

0

Alerce cypress Overview

This is an important conifer of the cool-temperate forests. It will produce valuable reddish, straight-grained timber which is prized for its strength and durability.

How to propagate Alerce cypress

Seed

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.