This bald cypress is an excellent specimin tree for garden bed or focal area of the yard. The weeping branches create a cascading water fall effect that draws the eye with a striking display. These are hardy trees that will put on a unique display, so plant one where you can see it or your neighbors can envy it!
The bald cypress is a fast growing tree with lot of character. It is a deciduous conifer meaning the needles will drop in the fall and regrow in the spring adding to the charm by providing a beautiful coppery fall color. This weeping variety makes a great specimen tree adding texture to garden beds with its feathery needled branches and fibrous reddish bark. These trees are native to the southeastern wetlands and do well in wet soils but are also tolerant to occasional droughts.
|Foliage Color:||Bright green|
|Genus & Species:||Taxodium distichum 'Falling Waters'|
|Mature Height:||50 to 60 ft.|
|Mature Spread:||15 to 20 ft.|
|Soil Type:||Rich, acid, moist to wet soils, can tolerate some drought|
|Sun Exposure:||Full sun|
|Zone:||4 to 11|
General care for any tree or shrub is easy, please educate yourself and follow these simple rules.