Italian Cypress

Cupressus sempervirens

SKU
44049
A Mediterranean garden classic that adds a strong verticle accent. An ideal specimen to dominate a landscape with its densely branched, narrow, columnar form. Excellent next to tall buildings or lining a long drive for a formal look.
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7-10

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Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationku-PRES-us sem-per-VY-renz
Average Size at MaturityFast growing; reaches 60 to 80 ft. tall, 8 to 12 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleContemporary, Mediterranean
Growth HabitColumnar, Narrow
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseMass Planting, Privacy Screen, Windbreak, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
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.
Companion PlantsRosemary (Rosmarinus); Lavender (Lavandula); Bluebeard (Caryopteris); Indian Hawthorn (Rhaphiolepis); Hydrangea (Hydrangea)

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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-10

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