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Taxodium Distichum

Botanical Name:

Taxodium distichum

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Soil
Wet, acidic mucks, sands & loams. Sandy, Sandy Loam, Medium Loam, Clay Loam, Clay.
Cold Tolerant
yes
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May

Plant Type

Conifers, Trees, Native Plant, Tree

Lifespan

Woody, Perennial

Plant Height

36-72 ft.

Flower

Blooms from March to April.

Fruit

No fruits, cones on the bald cypress are round, wrinkled, 1 inch in diameter, and purplish-green that matures to brown. The scales are thick and irregular. Displays in October., Brown

Benefits
Ornamental

Fall conspicuous, Long-living, Attractive

Attracts

Birds

Taxonomy

Order

Pinales

Family

Taxodium - Cypresses

Genus

Taxodium

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