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Bald Cypress Seedlings

(Taxodium distichum)
(a.k.a. Southern Cypress, White Cypress, Swamp Cypress)

The Bald Cypress is a beautiful ornamental deciduous conifer, meaning it loses its needles every fall/winter in a gorgeous coppery bronze conflagration. This species grows to 70 to 100ft tall and flourishes in a wide range of zones [once established] and a wide range of soil types as long as they are damp/wet. The Bald Cypress grows at an average annual rate for a conifer but lives for a very long time. It is a highly water tolerant species and can minimize the effects of flooding by holding the soil in place when submerged. If grown in a frequently submerged location, the side roots often develop as knees to provide additional support, which provides the added benefit of erosion control. Bald Cypress is a great conifer for planting around ponds and water features, or anywhere the mud wants to suck your boots off.

Although known as a southern species, Bald Cypress can do well in northern locations once properly established. Younger seedlings are susceptible to unseasonal cold snaps, but more mature and established specimens become quite tolerant of wintery conditions. Often the tree appears dead due to frost/freeze damage or drought, but bounces back and tries again if given a chance.

The Bald Cypress often attracts waterfowl and amphibians because of its preference for wet locations, and many animals eat its nutritious seeds. In southern states one often finds spanish moss hanging from the branches, and bald eagles and ospreys are often seen nesting and hunting in Bald Cypress treetops.

SHIPPING IN SPRING 2016:
These and most other "bare root" evergreen and broadleaf trees can be pre-ordered now [pricing info], and will begin shipping the week of March 28, 2016 [shipping info]. Order soon to guarantee availability. To request a later or more specific ship date, please send us a follow up email after ordering. Shipping season for these specific bare root trees closes at the end of May 2016. If you need trees shipped earlier or later than the above dates, please look at our various sizes and species of plug seedlings and plug transplants, which can be shipped at nearly any time of year.

PACKAGING OPTIONS:
We offer cotton gift bag packaging and custom laser cut pendants for all sizes of bare root seedlings and transplants, sold separately in matching quantities.

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Prices include all shipping and handling and a one year guarantee

5-pack:
$25.00
[$5.00 ea]

10-pack:
$35.00
[$3.50 ea]

25-pack:
$52.00
[$2.08 ea]

50-pack:
$76.00
[$1.52 ea]

100-pack:
$110.00
[$1.10 ea]

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OTHER SIZES AND OPTIONS:
Bald Cypress are only offered in the following size:
bare root seedling [available now for pre-order]
Comparable/alternative species: Leyland Cypress, Tamarack Larch
Confused about species? Check out our Evergreen Tree Buyers Guide

Pictures of mature Bald Cypress
Mature Bald Cypress Mature Bald Cypress Mature Bald Cypress

These pictures are for general identification and description only. As your trees reach maturity, they may vary slightly in size, color, and general appearance.



Bald Cypress Seedlings [25-pack shown]

Approx 12-18 inches [photo is no longer accurate]


Bald Cypress: Zones 5-10

Prefers zones 5-10



Prefers full sun



On The Calendar:

• Right now: shipping all available evergreen seedling plugs and evergreen transplant plugs every Mon-Wed all winter till sold out
• Right now: accepting pre-orders for all available bare root evergreen seedlings and bare root evergreen transplants and deciduous broadleaf seedlings, with shipping tentatively set to begin March 28, 2016. If you need trees sooner, take a look at our evergreen seedling plugs
• Feb 7-20: closed two weeks for winter break, no shipping will take place
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