Cupressus arizonica

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Arizona Cypress

 
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Information by: Jerry Sortomme - Editor        Photographer: Mountain States Nursery

 

Description

Conifer tree grows at a moderate rate to 50' x 20'. Leaves are tiny scales. They vary in color from blue-green to sliver and contrast nicely with the reddish brown bark. Accepts full sun. Needs well drained soil. Native to Arizona.

 

  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Tree

 

Height Range

25-40', 40-60'

 

Flower Color

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Flower Season

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Leaf Color

Blue Green, Grey Green

 

Bark Color

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Fruit Color

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Fruit Season

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Sun

Full

 

Water

Very Low, Low, Medium, Extra in Summer

 

Growth Rate

Moderate

 

Soil Type

Sandy, Loam

 

Soil Condition

Average, Well-drained

 

Soil pH

Neutral

 

Adverse Factors

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Design Styles

Ranch

 

Accenting Features

Silhouette, Unusual Foliage

 

Seasonal Interest

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Location Uses

Background, Foundation, Street Tree, Swimming Pool, With Rocks

 

Special Uses

Screen, Shade Tree

 

Attracts Wildlife

n/a

Water Saving Tip:

More plants die from over-watering than from under-watering.

Be sure only to water plants when necessary.