Taxodium distichum 'Monarch of Illinois'

Bald Cypress, Baldcypress, Common Bald Cypress

Family: Cupressaceae Cypress

Type Tree
USDA Hardiness range 5A - 8A
Exposure Full sun
Bloom color Brown
Bloom time Spring
Water needs Wet
Landscape uses Screen, specimen, street tree
Height 50' to 75' / 15.20m to 22.80m
Spread 50' to 100' / 15.20m to 30.40m
Growth rate Fast
Persistence Deciduous
Bloom attributes Attracts butterflies
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Brown, green
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Pyramidal
Attributes and features Attracts birds, native to North America, invasive