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 ‘Schloss Herten’ is among the smallest of the dwarf swamp cypress selections. The tightly branched treasures become rounded forms over many years.
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: 4m. Ultimate Spread: 1m. Growth Rate: 20 - 50 years. Special Attributes: Rare and a shapely addition to the rock garden.