PlantsCupressus→Arizona Cypress (Cupressus arizonica var. glabra 'Blue Ice')

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Cupressus arizonica var. glabra Accepted
Cupressus glabra Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 12 to 15 feet
Plant Spread: 6 to 8 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Silvery-blue
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Miscellaneous: Monoecious


Photo gallery:
Location: Glendale, AZDate: 2020-01-16Arizona Cypress (Blue Ice)
By RobGlen
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Location: GlendaleDate: 2018-10-06Arizona Cypress (Blue Ice)
By RobGlen
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Location: GlendaleDate: 2018-10-06"Blue Ice" Arizona Cypress
By RobGlen
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Location: Glendale, AZDate: 2019-04-18Blue Ice Cypress needles
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Location: Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, USADate: 2018-12-14
By csandt
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