Cupressus arizonica 'Blue Ice'

Arizona Cypress; Smooth Cypress

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - Medium
Mature Height - 40-50'
Mature Width - 25-30'
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Monoecious, with male in small oblong cones, yellowish in color; female in subglobose cone
Fruit - Globose cone with 6-8 flat or slightly depressed scales each contracted into a short point 1-1.25" wide, scales are peltate which separates them from Arborvitae. Their size separates them from Chamaecyparis
Leaf -
Fall Color - None
Bark - Mahogany red stems, exfoliates in scales
Other Features - Powdery gray-blue to powder blue foliage
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Prefers hot dry contions with well drained soil in full sun location will thin out from competition (shade).
Native Habitat - Central and Southern Arizona
Diseases and Insects - Subject to canker
Strength -
Weakness -

Plants of this taxon:
-not currently in our collection-

Find Related Plants:
- Other plants with the common name Falsecypress & Cypress.
- Other plants of the family Cupressaceae.
- Other plants of the genus Cupressus.
- Other plants of the species Cupressus arizonica.