Genus Taxodium are tall deciduous trees, narrowly conical in outline with red-brown bark and soft linear leaves colouring well in autumn. A genus of two species of deciduous and semi- deciduous monoecious trees often arising in swampy conditions. The leaves are spirally arranged and needle like.
Details Hand grafted and propagated at Lime Cross Nursery Taxodium distichum ‘Peve Yellow’ is commonly called swamp cypress, is a long-lived, pyramidal conifer (cone-bearing tree). Although it looks like a needled evergreen (same family as redwoods) in summer, it is deciduous. It is native to southern swamps, bayous and rivers, primarily being found in coastal areas in the U.S.
Soil Type: Normal, heavy clay, light sandy, chalk, loam. Aspect: Full sun. Foliage Type: Deciduous. Foliage Colour: Green - yellow needles. Pot Size: 3 litre and 10 Litre. Ultimate Height: 12m. Ultimate Spread: 4-8m. Growth Rate: 20 - 50 years. Special Attributes: Makes a great accent plant for the garden landscape.