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 ‘Shawnee Brave' is a narrow pyramidal cultivar that typically grows with a strong central leader. The soft green foliage in spring and summer turns an attractive, reddish brown in autumn.
Soil Type: Normal, heavy clay, light sandy, chalk, loam. Aspect: Full sun. Foliage Type: Deciduous. Foliage Colour: Green - reddish brown 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.