Taxodium ascendens
Taxodium ascendens Taxodium ascendens
Taxodium ascendens

Taxodium ascendens Pond Cypress

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Description

Specimen for parks, large areas, wet and dry places; prefers moist, acid soils, full sun and open areas, extremely wind firm, adaptable.

Form:
Vastigate/Columnar
Size:
Large, 100 ft.
Rate:
Slow to medium
Zone:
4-10
Leaves:
Linear or awl like and small. 3/8 inch long, held close to the twig, green to yellow-green
Bark:
Fibrous and shreddy, red-brown and gray where oxidized
Fruit:
Nearly round cone with peltate scales, ¾ to 1 inch in diameter, initially yellow-green but turning brown and breaking into individual scales when mature.
Flowers:
n/a
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