Blue Italian Cypress

Cupressus sempervirens 'Glauca'

SKU
3070
Outstanding classic Mediterranean cypress with attractive blue-green foliage. An ideal conifer to dominate a landscape with its densely branched, narrow columnar form. Evergreen. Full sun. Fast grower to 60 to 80 feet tall, 2 to 3 feet wide; can be larger. Cutting grown.
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Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationku-PRES-us sem-per-VY-renz GLA-ka
Average Size at MaturityFast growing; reaches 60 to 80 ft. tall, 4 to 6 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Design IdeasProvide an exclamation point in the garden with this strikingly tall and narrow conifer. Plant in a row as a divider. Make sure there is room overhead as it looks best left to its form. Brings the classic look of the Mediterranean to any garden.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorBlue-green
Garden StyleContemporary, Mediterranean
Growth Habit3
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseMass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Windbreak, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureDense Habit, Easy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.
Key FeatureExceptional Foliage Color

Grows easily in a wide range of soil types, provided good drainage. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

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