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Taxodium distichum

Bald cypress

Taxodium distichum is a tree native to the southeast, predominantly in the coastal plain but also extending inland. It is naturally found in wetland areas, and prefers to be cultivated in wet soil but can tolerate occasional dryness. It grows best in full sun. This is one of our deciduous conifers, and the small needle-like leaves turn a showy orange color in autumn before falling. Cones mature in the fall and attract birds of all sizes. Taxodium distichum works well as a specimen tree, or for use in restoration and mitigation projects.

Species name - Container sizeCommon nameStockPriceQuantity PricingAdd to request
Taxodium distichum - 3 Gallon

Bald cypress

112 in stock

$16.50$16.50
Taxodium distichum - 1 Gallon

Bald cypress

57 in stock

$11.0010+ $5.50ea

Plant type

  • Tree / Shrub

Mature Height

  • Over 30'

Wetland Indicator Status

  • (OBL) Obligate wetland

Attributes

  • Fall Color
  • Shade Tolerant

Planting Zone

  • Deep Pool
  • Shallow Water
  • Temporarily Inundated / Shallow Land
  • Riparian Zone
  • Floodplain
  • Riparian Buffer

Classification by Use

  • Wetland Mitigation
  • SCM (Stormwater Control Measure)
  • Constructed Wetland
  • Erosion Control
  • Stream Restoration
  • Showy Native