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 var. imbricarium ‘Nutans’, commonly called pond cypress, is a deciduous conifer that is native to coastal plains. It is most often found on the peripheries of ponds and lakes, hence the common name. It is very similar in form and habit to the common swamp cypress (Taxodium distichum).
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 any rock garden