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Monterey Cypress

An artistic, horizontally branched tree with soft, textured, dark green needles. A favorite photographic subject on sea cliffs. Widely planted as an ornamental, hedge or windbreak. Drought tolerant and adaptable to various soils.

Companion Plants

Bald Cypress

Carolina Cherry Laurel

Yaupon Holly

Plant Details

  • Common name

    Monterey Cypress

  • Botanical name

    Cupressus macrocarpa

  • Variety


  • Zone

    USDA Zone 7 (0°F) to USDA Zone 11 (40°F).

  • Light


  • Height

    50-100' (16-31 m)

  • Habit


  • Feed

    Use all-purpose

  • Water

    Every other day

  • Bloom Time

    No Bloom

  • Maintenance

    Provide enough water in fall, before freeze