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Taxodium distichum v. mexicana is often confused with:
Taxodium distichum Taxodium distichum
Plants that fill a similar niche:
Taxodium ascends Taxodium ascends
Betula nigra 'Shiloh Splash' (PP16,362) Betula nigra 'Shiloh Splash' (PP16,362)
Ilex verticillata Ilex verticillata
Taxodium distichum v. mexicana has some common insect problems:
Bagworms in Ornamental Landscapes

Taxodium distichum v. mexicana

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Description

Good street tree tolerates wet sites. This species has been known to tolerate flooded conditions for extended periods of time. Broadly spreading; branches slightly bowed; long arching shoots.

 

Compare this plant to: Taxodium distichum

Cultivars:
Tags:
#deciduous#fall interest#cpp#wet soil#wet tolerant#wetland#wet
Cultivars:
Tags:
#deciduous#fall interest#cpp#wet soil#wet tolerant#wetland#wet
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Taxodium
    Species:
    distichum
    Life Cycle:
    Woody
    Wildlife Value:
    Attracts Birds
    Play Value:
    Wildlife Enhancement
    Dimensions:
    Height: 60 ft. 0 in. - 80 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 20 ft. 0 in. - 40 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Tree
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Habit/Form:
    Spreading
    Growth Rate:
    Medium
    Texture:
    Fine
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Drainage:
    Frequent Standing Water
    Good Drainage
    Occasionally Wet
    Available Space To Plant:
    24-60 feet
    NC Region:
    Coastal
    Mountains
    Piedmont
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
  • Flowers:
    Flower Description:
    2 inch cones
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Deciduous Leaf Fall Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Leaf Type:
    Needles
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Lawn
    Naturalized Area
    Pond
    Design Feature:
    Specimen
    Street Tree
    Attracts:
    Songbirds
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Wet Soil