Swamp Cypress, Bald Cypress
- Soft feathery fern like foliage, mid green in spring and summer.
- As the tree matures, the trunk becomes quite buttressed.
- A very long lived tree with the oldest specimen in North America at 1600 + years old.
- Used in wet and swampy areas where there are few tree options.
- Great as a specimen tree in parks and large gardens.
- Very frost hardy.
- Moderately coastal and wind hardy.
- Grows in moist to swampy soil conditions.
- Prefers full sun to partial shade.
|5 year old tree
|10 year old tree
|Country of Origin: North America