Bald Cypress 'Peve Minaret'



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Mature Height: 6 ft. at 10 years - 10 ft. total
Mature Spread: 2-3 ft.
Proper Name: Taxodium distichum ' peve minaret'

Tags: Ornamental Bark, Ornamental Leaves, Winter Interest

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This dwarf taxodium distinchum (bald cypress) is simply adorable, during the early years it looks almost like a bonsai bald cypress, but as it matures toward 10 years the upright columnar habit transforms it into an upright bright green pillar (only 2-3 ft wide) with a 1-2 ft. thick ornamental trunk. A full grown (10 ft.) peve minaret is truly a sight to behold and something you should consider to add a strong vertical element to your yard, garden or walkway.

This bald cypress is a somewhat slow growing dwarf columnar tree. 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. It makes a great lawn specimen tree adding texture to your yard with its feathery needled branches and fibrous reddish bark. If you have room plant multiple trees in a row it can create a stunning effect. These trees are native to the southeastern wetlands and do well in wet soils but are also tolerant to occasional droughts, but more than likely you won't see this particular cultivar in the wild.

Bloom Color:None
Bloom Period:Spring
Fall Color:Copper
Foliage Color:Bright green
Genus & Species:Taxodium distichum ' peve minaret'
Growth Rate:Slow
Mature Height:6 ft. at 10 years - 10 ft. total
Mature Spread:2-3 ft.
Soil Type:Rich, acid, moist to wet soils, can tolerate some drought
Sun Exposure:Full sun
Zone:5-9

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