Cypress: Italian Latin Name: cupressus sempervirens 'Glauca'
The Basics A classic, this evergreen was used by Greek and Roman writers. This rich emerald green cypress has very short branches that grow dense and compact to heights of 60-80 feet(2-3 feet wide). Its narrow columnous form is used for screens and accent specimen.
The Needs Amount of Sunlight: Full sun Amount of Water: Water regularly; more frequent watering in extreme heat; Drought tolerant Soil Conditions: Prefers dry, well-drained soil Cold Hardiness Zone: 7-10 The Care This low-maintenance classic evergreen needs a regular water schedule to ensure the growth of a mature root system. The first year of growth requires watering weekly. After the mature root system is established, watering is needed occasionally, except during a drought, watering is needed regularly. Prune recommended in winter.