Blue Pyramid Arizona Cypress
Cupressus arizonica var. glabra 'Blue Pyramid'
Once established, water deeply, occasionally; more in extreme heat.
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|Botanical Pronunciation||ku-PRES-us ar-i-ZON-ic-a GLAY-bruh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Fast growing; reaches 20 to 25 ft. tall, 10 to 12 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Design Ideas||With its compact, pyramidal shape, this Cypress is an interesting landscape accent, especially in the specially sheared spiral form. Use singly or in rows as a screen. The spiral form in containers is striking as a formal entryway planting.|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Privacy Screen, Specimen, Windbreak, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Attractive Bark, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water deeply, occasionally; more in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Smoke Tree (Cotinus); Viburnum (Viburnum); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Switch Grass (Panicum)|
Highly adaptable; best with average to lean, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly during the first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates periodic drought. Apply a slow-release fertilizer when new growth begins in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9