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Arizona Cypress

Arizona Cypress

Regular price $95.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $95.00 USD
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Plant Type: Trees
Plant Height: 40-50 feet
Spread: 20-30 feet
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Sun Exposure: Full Sun


The Arizona Cypress is highly prized for its unique foliage color and pyramidal shape, making it a popular choice for ornamental planting and windbreaks. It's also used for its wood, which is durable and aromatic.

The most distinctive feature of this tree is its foliage. The blue-green to silvery-gray color provides year-round interest and makes it a standout in the landscape. The leaves are small and scale-like, clinging closely to the twigs, giving the tree a dense, textured appearance. In the winter, some varieties may take on a slightly purplish hue.

In addition to its ornamental value, the Arizona Cypress is known for its adaptability to a range of soil types, though it prefers well-drained soils. It's particularly well-suited to arid and semi-arid climates, as it is drought-tolerant once established. The tree also grows relatively quickly and is known for its wind resistance, making it a good choice for windbreaks and privacy screens.

Arizona Cypress can be used in large landscapes, parks, and rural settings. It's also suitable for xeriscaping, given its low water requirements. The tree's tall, narrow form allows it to fit into tighter spaces where a robust evergreen presence is desired.

Care for the Arizona Cypress is relatively straightforward. It requires minimal pruning, mostly for shape and health, and benefits from occasional watering during prolonged dry periods, especially when young. This tree's combination of beauty, low maintenance, and adaptability makes it a valued addition to landscapes, particularly in regions with dry climates.

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