Cypress trees have been around for thousands of years providing lush landscapes and beautiful green settings. Perfect Plants offers 3 varieties of Cupressaceae cypress trees for you to choose from.
These conifers provide excellent privacy screens or barriers especially if planted in rows or lines around your landscape. Check out our blog posts on Privacy Trees.
The Italian Cypress is known to be from the Mediterranean and has lived long lives for many, many years. It provides excellent vertical interest and can grow up to 40 feet tall.
The Bald Cypress is known to love water logged planting sites such as in swampy areas or areas near a body of water. This long living tree can live up to 600 years! Because of this, it is slow growing in nature. More years to live = more years to grow.
The Leyland Cypress is natures truest Christmas tree! It has an extremely fast growth rate – up to 2-3 feet per year. Adds natural beauty to any landscape.
When planting a new cypress tree, it is important to take into consideration soil conditions, watering schedule, and yearly maintenance including fertilization and pruning. Each of these trees is different and has its own planting needs.
Each tree is relatively free of pests and diseases. Once established, it can adapt to a variety of planting and soil sites. They all require full sun exposure.