Pond Cypress (Taxodium distichum var. imbricarium 'Prairie Sentinal')

Botanical names:
Taxodium distichum var. imbricarium Accepted
Taxodium distichum var. imbricatum Synonym
Taxodium ascendens Synonym

Also sold as:
'Prairie Sentinel'

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Wet
Wet Mesic
Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Plant Height: 60 to 75 feet
Plant Spread: 15 to 20 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Deciduous
Needled
Fruit: Other: rounded brown cones
Fruiting Time: Fall
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Flood Resistant
Pollinators: Wind
Miscellaneous: Monoecious

Pond Cypress (Taxodium distichum var. imbricarium 'Prairie Sentin

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Location: In downtown Oklahoma CityDate: 10-26-2019Pond Cypress (Taxodium distichum var. imbricarium 'Prairie Sentin
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Location: In downtown Oklahoma CityDate: 10-26-2019Pond Cypress (Taxodium distichum var. imbricarium 'Prairie Sentin
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Location: Longwood Gardens in southeast PennsylvaniaDate: 2014-10-03a group and line in middle of photo
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Location: Longwood Gardens in southeast PennsylvaniaDate: 2014-10-03closer shot of trees
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Location: Longwood Gardens in southeast PennsylvaniaDate: 2014-10-03a trunk
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Location: Longwood Gardens in southeast PennsylvaniaDate: 2014-10-03trunk and foliage
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Location: Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USADate: 2018-04-23Knees: woody projections above roots whose function remains a mys
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Location: Longwood Gardens in southeast PADate: 2018-07-10group
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Location: Longwood Gardens in southeast PADate: 2018-07-10crowns
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Location: Longwood Gardens in southeast PADate: 2018-07-10trunks
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Location: Longwood Gardens in southeast PADate: 2018-07-10large trunk
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Location: Longwood Gardens in southeast PADate: 2018-07-10middle layer
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Location: Longwood Gardens in southeast PADate: 2018-07-10bottom layer
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Location: Longwood Gardens in southeast PADate: 2018-07-10foliage and immature cones
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Location: In downtown Oklahoma CityDate: 10-26-2019Pond Cypress (Taxodium distichum var. imbricarium 'Prairie Sentin
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Location: In downtown Oklahoma CityDate: 10-26-2019Pond Cypress (Taxodium distichum var. imbricarium 'Prairie Sentin
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Location: In downtown Oklahoma CityDate: 10-26-2019Pond Cypress (Taxodium distichum var. imbricarium 'Prairie Sentin
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Comments:
Posted by ILPARW (southeast Pennsylvania - Zone 6b) on Jan 14, 2018 1:01 PM

This cultivar is a more narrow, conical form of the species. In landscapes I would say that about 60 feet high x 15 feet wide is the most expected size. It is offered online at several different online nurseries.

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