Bald Cypress Pine


Taxodium distichum, also known as Bald Cypress, is a deciduous, coniferous tree native to the southeastern United States. The tree is known for its unique conical shape, long needle-like leaves, and distinctive knees (wooden structures that form in wet soil around the base of the trunk).

Tree Height and Spread: The average height of Taxodium distichum can range from 15-20 metres tall, but it can grow up to 30 metres in its natural habitat. The spread of the tree is usually around 6-8 metres and greater with optimal conditions and age.

Preferred Soil Type and pH: Taxodium distichum prefers to grow in well-drained, moist soil rich in organic matter. The tree is tolerant of a wide range of soils but grows best in slightly acidic soils with a pH range of 5.5-7.5. The tree is well-adapted to growing in low-lying areas and can tolerate periodic flooding.

Care and Maintenance: Taxodium distichum is relatively low maintenance and requires no pruning or special care. However, keeping the soil around the tree moist and well-drained is essential to prevent root rot. The tree is drought-tolerant once established and can handle periods of dry weather.

Pests and Diseases: Taxodium distichum is generally resistant to pests and diseases, but it is essential to be aware of potential issues such as needle blight, cypress canker, and root rot. These problems can be prevented by ensuring that the soil is well-drained and that the tree is not overwatered.

Taxodium distichum is a beautiful and versatile tree well-suited to a wide range of landscapes. Whether planted in a wetland or drier environment, it will be unique and eye-catching to any garden or park. With its tolerance to a wide range of soils and conditions, Taxodium distichum is an excellent choice for those looking for a low-maintenance tree and easy to grow.


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Weight 3 kg
Dimensions 110 × 20 × 20 cm
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