Taxodium distichum (Bald Cypress)

ORIGIN: South East US

SUNLIGHT: Full to part sun

DROUGHT TOLERANCE: Tolerant once established

HARDINESS ZONE: 4+

SALT TOLERANCE: Slight

TYPICAL HEIGHT: 100-120 feet tall

GROWTH RATE: Moderate (1-2 feet per year) 

DESCRIPTION:  A long-lived, deciduous, pyramidal conifer (cone-bearing tree) which grows 100-120 feet tall.  Old trees develop a wide, spreading base that narrows up the trunk with diameters as thick as 3-6′.  Does well in swampy areas but also drought tolerant once established.  Great specimen or does well in groups in large areas.     

Bald Cypress One Gallon
Mature Bald Cypress
MATURE TAXODIUM DISTICHUM