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Keyword:

CUPRESSUS ARIZONICA

ARIZONA CYPRESS

Photo: CEAD, Spain
Use/Puropose:
Cemetery/Graves, Solitaire, Plants for decorating  
Family Name:
Cupressaceae (cipresovke)  
Plant group:
x conifers  

Botanical characteristics

Native country:
North America  
Fruits:
Small and round cones.  
Leaves:
Leaves in the form of flakes.  
Roots:
The root system is poorly developed - the roots are shallow.  
Flowers:
The flowers are almost invisible.  
Habitat:
Sunny location and it doesn't need a lot of water.  
Reproduction:
With the seeds and cuttings.  
Stem:
The bark is gray-brown.  
Bloom period:
March, April  

Climate conditions

Ground-water:
Dry  
Location:
Sunny  
Ground-Ph:
Neutral  
Hardiness Zone:
   Zone Map

Specific features

It grows up to 20 metres and it has a distinctive conically shaped growth. It tolerates drought and salt.

Decorative useful value

Its decorative value is in its ornamental blue-green needles and in its growth form. Its decorative value is also in its pine cones.