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Bald Cypress - Taxodium Distichum

  • Details

    Sunset Zones: 2-10 and 12-24

    USDA Hardiness Zones: 5-10

    Sun Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade

    pH Range: Highly Acidic to Slightly Alkaline

    Soil: Can handle swampy soil whether clay, loam, or sand.

    Drought Tolerance: Can handle drought, but needs to be established when doing so.

    Growth Rate: 24” to 36” per year

    Growth Habit: Conical

    Height: 60-80ft.

    Width: 25-35ft.

    Evergreen or Deciduous: Deciduous; One of the few deciduous conifers.

    Longevity: 50 to 150 years

    Litter Issue: Dry small cones

    Pests and Diseases: Resistant to Armillaria. Susceptible to Beetle Borers and Beetle Leaves, Phytophthora and Root Rot.

    Branch Strength: Medium Strong

    Root Damage Potential: Moderate

    Suckering Potential: Low

    Special Care: Assuring your soil is not too alkaline, or amending your soil if it is will go a long way in a healthy tree.

    Pruning Advice: Generally they do not need regular pruning.

    Watering Advice: Water can be given in large amounts frequently, or a bit more sparse. Keeping the tree in a lake or swamp-like situation helps to develop the tree’s “knees” or the large buttressing trunk.

    Staking: Staking not necessary

    Fertilizer: Acidic fertilizer will be best for these trees in the High Desert due to generally alkaline soil situations