Cupressus arizonica Greene
Cupressus arizonica, commonly known as Arizona Cypress, is a tree.
Cupressus arizonica was described by Edward Lee Greene in 1882. The name is considered as validly published.
The trees have a narrowly conical canopy and reach heights of 15 to 23 metres.
Wood and Bark
Cupressus arizonica is evergreen. The leaves are green. They are deltoid with entire margins.
Flowers and Fruits
The plants are dioecious, pollination takes places by allogamy.
The trees produce brown cones in summer.
Cupressus arizonica is native to the southern Prairie States of the US, the Southwest of the US, California, New Mexico and Mexico.
The trees prefer a sunny situation on moderately moist soil. The substrate should be sandy-loamy, gritty-loamy or sandy clay soil. They tolerate temperatures down to -18Â°C (USDA zone 7).
Maintenance and Propagation
Pests and Diseases
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