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Taxodium distichum v. mexicana

Common Name(s):
Mexican swamp cypress
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Good street tree tolerates wet sites.

 

Compare this plant to: Taxodium distichum

Height:
60-80 ft.
Flower:
2 in. cones
Zones:
6-9
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun, range of soil types including damp soil, drought tolerant. This species has been known to tolerate flooded conditions for extended periods of time.
Texture:
Fine
Form:
Broadly spreading; branches slightly bowed; long arching shoots
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Leaf:
Lighter green than T. distichum; holds sandy gold foliage late into fall
Tags:
deciduous, wet, wet soil, wet site, fall interest

NCCES plant id: 2214

Taxodium distichum v. mexicana Taxodium distichum v. mexicana
Taxodium distichum v. mexicana Taxodium distichum v. mexicana