Because bald cypress shows high tolerance for very poor soils, it can be planted as a street tree or around newly constructed homes. This tree does not drop fruit, making it a good choice to plant near a patio, and the narrow crown makes it suitable for foundation plantings. BEAUTIFUL SPECIMEN TREE
Be sure to plant Bald Cypress at least 20' from the house
Soft needle-like leaves give the Bald Cypress a fine texture. It is native to Southern wetlands and is adaptable to landscapes with wet or dry soil. Bald Cypress with its reddish barks grows best in FULL SUN.
A distinguishing difference between Bald Cypress and Dawn Redwood is; Bald cypress has alternate leaf buds and Dawn Redwood has opposite.
Photo courtesy of Toms Creek Farm & Nursery in Farmer, North Carolina 336-857-2131 (picture taken in Asheboro, North Carolina)
|Height||30' - 50'|
|Primary Foilage Color||Green|
|Seasonal Foilage Color||Green|
|Sun Preferences||Sun or Shade|