SCIENTIFIC NAME: Taxodium distichum
COMMON NAME: Bald Cypress
GARDEN SIZE: 50-70 ft. tall x 20-30 ft. wide
GROWTH RATE: Moderate
USDA ZONE: 4-11
EXPOSURE: Full sun, Partial sun / shade
WATER & SOIL: Prefers acidic soil, but tolerates a range of soil types. Can handle wet sites and occasional flooding
HABIT (FORM): Pyramidal
PLANT ORIGIN: North America
FERTILIZING: May apply a balanced fertilizer in the first spring after planting. Do not feed in the fall or winter.
PRUNING: Not needed. Minimal pruning of lower branches can be done if desired. Removal of knees not recommended.