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Bald Cypress

Taxodium distichum
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Deciduous conifer with an upright, pyramidal habit. Use as large shade tree or in areas with poor drainage. Needle-like green leaves turn orange in fall. 

Plant with Fringe Flower


  • Landscape Size: 50'-70' tall, 20'-40' wide
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • USDA Zone: 4a
  • Growth Habit: Pyramidal
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Attributes: Attracts Birds, Deer Resistant

See Green Thumb Guide below for region specific information.


Green Thumb Guide

Requires at least six hours of direct sunlight per day. Adapts well to wet and dry conditions.

These characteristics apply to the North Texas area and nearby regions.

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods

Visit: Texas A&M Extension Offices (Opens in new window)
Visit: National County Extension Offices (Opens in new window)



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