Taxodium distitchum – Swamp Cypress

  • Description
Forms a large tree with fibrous, reddish-brown bark. Young growth soft green changing to brownish green to rich golden brown before falling. Tolerant of wet feet. Good for planting by streams, ponds and in wet areas.
Height x Width 20 x 10
Height Range Tall 10+m
Growth Rate Fast
Plant Type Tree
Shape Round
Country of Origin United States
Similar to Consider Quercus Palustris, Dacrycarpus dacrydoidies, Nyssa sylvatica
  • Leaf
Leaf Colour Green
Deciduous Leaf Colour Orange and Gold
  • Flower
Flower Nil
  • Uses
Good Shade Tree? Yes
Accent Yes
 Note: Growth, height and grade information are given in good faith but are subject to natural variables beyond our control.