Baldcypress (Taxodium distichum)

USDA Hardiness Zones

USDA hardiness zones
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Baldcypress (Taxodium distichum)

Cultivars:
Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 4b
Mature Height Mature Height
Mature Spread Mature Spread
Growth Rate Growth Rate
Moderate
Sun Sun
Full Sun
Moisture Moisture
All (wet, dry, and moist conditions)
Fall Color Fall Color
Attractive
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Wildlife
No
Flower Flower
Insignificant
Fruit Fruit
Insignificant
Evergreen Evergreen
No
Native to WI Native to WI
No
Additional Information Additional Information
usually a large tree, but these cultivars are smaller; fine textured, feathery, soft, bright green leaves; late, russet-brown to orangish-brown fall color; full sun; adaptable to most soils and pH but prefers a slightly acidic to neutral pH, moist, well-drained soil; heat, wet soil, drought, and urban tolerant; native to southeastern and southcentral U.S.; hardy to zone 4b

UW Extension
For more information, see the UW Extension Urban Horticulture Team Web site: www.uwex.edu/ces/wihort
Primary Author: Dr. Laura Jull
Photos by: Dr. Laura Jull and Dr. Ed Hasselkus

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