Bald Cypress

Name: Bald Cypress
Height: 50-70′
Width/Spread: 20-30′
Light: Sun
Evergreen/Deciduous: D
Seasonal Interest: Spring
Color/Feature: Brownish. Wrinkled, rounded cones.
EarthKindTM Rating: 9
Maintenance: Prune only to raise the level of bottom branches or to remove rubbing branches.
Botanical Name

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Taxodium distichum var. distichum
Its layered branches with needle-like leaflets that turn from dark green to bronze or rich pumpkin brown in autumn give it a feathery, fine-textured appearance.

 

Learn about other water-wise trees for Lubbock County, courtesy of Lubbock Master Gardeners Association.

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