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Plants Matching cupressus

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Image of Cupressus photo by: James Burghardt

James Burghardt

(Cypress)

Image of Cupressus arizonica photo by: James H. Schutte

James H. Schutte

(Arizona Cypress)

A tough tree with feathery needles and interesting cones and furrowed bark, Arizona cypress is a tall, columnar, evergreen that originates from the American Southwest. Drought tolerant and sun-loving, this tree has soft, handsome green to gray-green scale-like foliage that is mildly fragrant when crushed. The female cones are round and prickly and are pretty in contrast with the needles.

Grow Arizona cypress in full to partial sun and well-drained soil that is not too heavy; amend clay with grit...

Image of Cupressus arizonica var. glabra photo by: Gerald L. Klingaman

Gerald L. Klingaman

(Arizona Cypress)

The Arizona cypress is an upright evergreen conifer tree with branches of soft gray or blue-green foliage. The undersides of the scaley leaves are covered in white resin glands. Small, prickled, round cones add seasonal interest as does the smooth reddish bark.

A sunny dry location is needed to grow Arizona cypress and it is not a particularly good choice for climates with humidity and wet summers. Best used as large plant screens or windbreaks inland or near the coast, cultivars 'Carolina Sapphire',...

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James H. Schutte

(Arizona Cypress)

Named for the silvery blue color of its foliage, Blue Ice Arizona cypress is a slow-growing, conical evergreen conifer native to the southwestern United States but adaptable to slightly damper climates. The tiny, scale-like, clasping leaves are densely arranged on finely divided branchlets, giving the tree a feathery texture. Small reddish brown cones and smooth mahogany bark add to the year-round display. Cultivar 'Blue Ice' was a chance seedling discovered in a garden in New Zealand in 1960. It...

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James Burghardt

(Arizona Cypress)

A selection of Arizona cypress, ‘Blue Pyramid’ is a large, slow-growing evergreen conifer with blue-gray foliage and an upright, pyramidal shape. The underside of its tiny, scale-like leaves is covered in white resin glands. Small, prickled, round cones add seasonal interest. The bark is smooth and reddish. The parent species is native to the southwestern U.S.

Give ‘Blue Pyramid’ a sunny, dry location and well-drained soil. It is not a good choice for climates with humidity and wet summers. Used...

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James H. Schutte

(Arizona Cypress, Carolina Sapphire Arizona Cypress)

Carolina Sapphire Arizona cypress is a broad, upright evergreen conifer tree with branches of soft blue-green to steel blue foliage. Native to the southwestern United States, the undersides of the scaley leaves are covered in white resin glands. Small, prickled, round cones add seasonal interest as does the smooth reddish bark. This cultivar was selected and released by Clemson University in South Carolina.

A sunny, dry location is needed to grow Arizona cypress with soils that are well-drained....

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James Burghardt

(Arizona Cypress, Limelight Arizona Cypress)

The golden leaves and slender habit of 'Limelight' set it apart from other Arizona cypress cultivars. It originated as a chance seedling at Coachwood Nurseries in New South Wales, Australia. The parent species is native to the southwestern United States.

This small, narrowly columnar tree has dense, feathery, gold-green foliage that resists sun- and wind-scorch. The undersides of the tiny, scale-like leaves are covered in white resin glands. Small, prickled, round cones add seasonal interest....

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James Burghardt

(Arizona Cypress, Raywood's Weeping Arizona Cypress)

Raywood's Weeping Arizona cypress is a narrow, upright evergreen conifer tree with branches of pale silver to steel blue foliage. The short branch tips gracefully weep. Native to the southwestern United States, the undersides of the scaley leaves are covered in white resin glands. Small, prickled, round cones add seasonal interest as does the smooth reddish bark before it becomes mundane gray.

A sunny, dry location is needed to grow Arizona cypress with soils that are well-drained. Amend clay soils...

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James Burghardt

(Arizona Cypress, Sapphire Arizona Cypress)

Prickly needle scales that are gray-green but often with hints of powdery blue-silver hues sets Arizona cypress cultivar 'Sapphire Skies' apart from others. This cultivar attains a fine-textured, upright conical silhouette that is naturally well-suited for use as a cut Christmas tree or holiday boughs. The undersides of Arizona cypress' tiny, scale-like leaves are covered in white resin glands. Small, prickled, round cones add seasonal interest. The bark is smooth and reddish. The parent species...

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James Burghardt

(Arizona Cypress, Silver Smoke Arizona Cypress)

The gray-green, silver-frosted foliage and relatively open habit of 'Silver Smoke' set it apart from other Arizona cypress cultivars. It was introduced by Duncan & Davies Nurseries of New Zealand.

This small, broadly conical tree has relatively sparse, fine-textured, silvery foliage, giving it a somewhat informal appearance. The undersides of the tiny, scale-like leaves are covered in white resin glands. Small, prickled, round cones add seasonal interest. The handsome, smooth, orange-red bark...