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Bald Cypress Tree

Bald Cypress Tree

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Common Name/ Latin Name- Taxodium Distichum, Hardy Planting Zones- 3-9 Mature Height - 50-90 Feet Mature Width- 25 Feet Sun or Shade - Full Sun
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Bald Cypress Trees

 

Bald Cypress Trees 
Bald Cypress Trees and Its Individual Traits: 

While in most planting instances the Bald Cypress is thought to be more of a swampy bog tree but contrary to that is the ability of this tree to withstand drought conditions. This deciduous conifer makes a perfect home for many wildlife species in its massive size. The flowers that exist on the Bald Cypress are a faded brownish color not complimenting the diverse leaves of the large tree. An extremely long life can be expected from this pyramidal shaped tree making its landscape placement perfect for privacy rows or barrier screens. The speed of growth that this tree possesses at nearly two and a half feet a year will provide that screens in record time making the Bald Cypress an excellent landscape choice for those wanting fast results. 

Bald Cypress Trees Landscaping Potential: 

This being a strong durable species of trees the Bald Cypress has the great potential to help rehabilitate and refurbish many areas around lakes and streams. It has also been known to help serve those needing to work toward mosquito control as added shading and a living canopy. The ornamental potential for this tree that was at one time only considered a swamp tree is tremendous. Its unique leaf or needle appearance makes a beautiful accent for any landscaping design. 

Bald Cypress Trees Ever Growing Adaptability: 

Having been found for centuries in swampy areas this tree has begun to make its way into the Northern United States in locations such as Milwaukee proving once again that it has the capability to adapt well to different climates and soil conditions. 

Bald Cypress Trees and Its Fun Facts: 

One odd fact of the Bald Cypress Tree is the loss of their needles in the fall completely opposite of the normal deciduous conifer family of trees. As those feathery like needles prepare to fall from the tree they turn a wonderful orange shade of color. This tree has made such impressions on people of the past that poetry and prose have been composed listing its many attributes as well as its majestic qualities.

 

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