Taxodium distichum

£2.50

Swamp cypress. A large conifer – not evergreen – from the Southern USA, growing to 40 m (130 ft) high – 5 m (16 ft) in 10 years. Can be coppiced, unlike most conifers. It has exceptionally durable timber which is highly valued for anything in contact with water, also other exterior uses. Likes a sunny site and moist or wet soil – one of the few trees to tolerate periods of waterlogging. Hardy to -20°C. Stratification: CS4. Number of seeds: 5.

14 in stock

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Swamp cypress. A large conifer – not evergreen – from the Southern USA, growing to 40 m (130 ft) high – 5 m (16 ft) in 10 years. Can be coppiced, unlike most conifers. It has exceptionally durable timber which is highly valued for anything in contact with water, also other exterior uses. Likes a sunny site and moist or wet soil – one of the few trees to tolerate periods of waterlogging. Hardy to -20°C. Stratification: CS4