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Italian Cypress

This narrow, columnar tree is covered with grayish-green needle-like leaves. Its unique and very particular shape make it an outstanding landscape accent or topiary. Small cones emerge in fall. May benefit from shelter from wind. Drought tolerant and adaptable to various soils.

Companion Plants

Carolina Cherry Laurel

Spreading Juniper

Yaupon Holly

Plant Details

  • Common name

    Italian Cypress

  • Botanical name

    Cupressus sempervirens

  • Variety


  • Zone

    USDA Zone 7 (0°F) to USDA Zone 9 (20°F).

  • Light


  • Height

    40-60' (13-19 m)

  • Habit


  • Feed

    Use all-purpose

  • Water

    Every other day

  • Bloom Time

    No Bloom

  • Maintenance

    Apply mulch