Area of origin:
Mediterranean region as far as Asia.
Height up to 20m (65.6'),
width up to 4m (13').
Soil Type: All.
Hardiness: Hardy to -20°C.
Exposure: Full sun.
List of Cypress:
Bald Cypress (Taxodium distichum)
, deciduous foliage, acid and humid soil, browny yellow foliage in the autumn.
Boulevard Sawara False Cypress (Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Boulevard')
, dwarf conifer, rounded weeping shape, bright green foliage with hints of white.
Italian Pencil Cypress (Cupressus sempervirens 'stricta')
, narrow columnar shape.
Lawson Cypress (Chamaecyparis lawsoniana)
, conical shape and dense foliage, citronella scented bark, can be used in a hedge, dislikes chalky soil.
Lawson Cypress 'Columnaris Glauca' (Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Columnaris Glauca')
, conical shape, blue grey foliage.
Lawson Cypress 'Ellwoodii' (Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Ellwoodii')
, dwarf conifer, conical shape, green grey foliage.
Lawson Cypress 'Ellwood's Gold' (Chamaecyaris lawsoniana 'Elwood's Gold')
, dwarf conifer, conical shape, golden green foliage.
Leyland Cypress (Cupressocyparis leylandii)
, rapid growth, often used in hedges, extremely hardy.
Monterey Cypress (Cupressus macrocarpa)
, rapid growth, spreading shape increasing with age, citronella scented needles, can be used in a hedge.
See the Cypress catalogue