General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Full Shade
Water Preferences: Wet
Wet Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 30 to 70 feet
Plant Spread: 15 to 20 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Other: Soft green turning bright orange and then brown in fall
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Green
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening
Uses: Erosion control
Shade Tree
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Other: Grafting
Containers: Not suitable for containers

Common names
  • Pond Cypress
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Taxodium distichum var. imbricarium
  • Synonym: Taxodium distichum var. imbricatum
Also sold as:
  • Taxodium distichum var. imbricatum 'Nutans'

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Location: RHS Harlow Carr, Yorkshire, UK
Date: 2020-07-11

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