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 Minaret' has a dense, compact spire with soft, rich-green foliage. In autumn, the fine, almost feathery needles change to red-brown and hold for weeks. In winter, beautifully tiered branches that point up at the tips give the small tree added elegance and character.
Soil Type: Normal, heavy clay, light sandy, chalk, loam. Aspect: Full sun. Foliage Type: Deciduous. Foliage Colour: Green - red/brown 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.