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Taxodium distichum (Bald Cyprus)

Taxodium distichum (Bald Cyprus)

Height: 50-70'; 20-45' spread    

Light: Full Sun    

Native Tree/Shrub    

Soil: Medium to wet soils    


Long lived conifer native to swamps, but also grows well in unpland soils. Buttressed bases with knobby "knees" that arise out of standing water. Clay and wet soil tolerant.                        

  • Photo Credit

    By Thomas & Dianne Jones from Okmulgee, OK, USA - Mt Fork Morning Calm, CC BY 2.0,

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