Bald Cypress

Taxodium distichum

  • Performs exceptionally well in full sun environments
  • Grows at a medium rate
  • Spreading canopy that produces dense shade
  • Reddish or orangish-brown in autumn

The Bald Cypress is a classic Southern shade tree. It’s spreading canopy is capable of blocking sunlight and does unbelievably well in all soil conditions.

More specifically Bald Cypress is a wet soil trees which can help t soak up excess water in your yard. Many trees that grow in wet areas will use large amounts of water. This trait causes them to use up much of the water in their vicinity, which may be enough to dry the surrounding area out enough so that other plants that are not as adapted to wet soil can survive.

This beautiful specimen tree is perfect in yards or along streets.This deciduous conifer features short needles that are grouped along slender branches. The Bald Cypress grow in a pyramid shape and can grow 13-24″ per year.