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 the elegant Taxiodum distichum 'Gee Wizz' is a mounding to spreading dwarf selection of swamp cypress.Its yellow-green spring foliage darkens to soft sage during summer and then mellows to warm brown and orange in fall. In winter, the deciduous conifer shows off gracefully weeping stems.
Soil Type: Normal, heavy clay, light sandy, chalk, loam. Aspect: Full sun. Foliage Type: Deciduous. Foliage Colour: Green - orange brown needles. Pot Size: 3 litre and 10 Litre. Ultimate Height: 4m. Ultimate Spread: 1m. Growth Rate: 20 - 50 years. Special Attributes: Stake the young tree to any height, and it will arch over and sweep down with stunning effect.