Common name: Welcome tree
Mature height: 15 meters
Hardiness: -20 ° C
Exposure: sunny, partial shade, shade
Plant type: ornamental tree
Flowering: February March
Flower color: brown, ocher
Soil type: any type
Use: isolated, alignment
Diseases and pests: seridium cardinale, armillaria mellea, cinara cupressi
Seed conservation: 2 years in a dry place protected from light at 3/4 ° C (refrigerator)
The cupressus sempervirens pyramidalis is a tree with a pyramidal habit as its name suggests. This tree offers a slender, conical and narrow port, it reaches a maximum size of about fifteen meters. Despite its size and narrowness, it resists winds very well.
The bark is gray-brown, fibrous, rather thin and cracked. The young feet have needles and the older ones have fairly tight green scales. They do not emit any odor when they are crumpled.
The flowers appear at the end of the branches, they are male catkins with an oblong shape of yellow ocher to light brown color loaded with pollen. The female catkins are green globose gathered in clusters at the end of the young shoots. The fruits are green, 3 to 4 centimeters, and composed of several brown polygonal scales containing the seeds.
The cypress of Provence welcomed the entry of properties at the time of the Roman Empire.
To cultivate in isolated subject or in alignment by spacing the subjects of a few meters.
You will find on the site the variety cupressus sempervirens horizontalis adapted to a specific crop for hedges.